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  • v. To withstand scrutiny or criticism; to be valid.

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  • v. resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.


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  • But they might hold water if they can be corroborated by independent evidence linking their movements with organizations that were definitely around centuries before, such as the Rosicrucian-Masonic link.

    The Templar Revelation


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