Definitions

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  • verb To support or uphold, especially from beneath; sustain.
  • verb music To hold a note for a shorter duration than required.
  • verb To hold an infant or child for less time than needed.
  • noun wrestling An unfair seizing of an opponent under the arms.
  • noun gymnastics An underhand grip, especially while hanging from a bar.

Etymologies

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From under- +‎ hold.

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