from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Strong personal support and reassurance, especially to alleviate tension and anxiety.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The holding of hands.
- n. Strong personal support or reassurance.
- adj. Holding hands.
- adj. Deeply and ostentatiously in love.
hand + holding (Wiktionary)