Meaning of ahold in English:


Pronunciation /əˈhəʊld/


  • So as to hold on to someone or something; with a firm hold or grip. Chiefly with of.

    Chiefly regional, and in representations of informal, and nonstandard speech. Some examples may represent instances of the indefinite article with "hold". Compare to catch, get, lay, lose, seize, hold.


Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From a + hold.