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hold–down

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noun \ˈhōld-ˌau̇n\

Definition of hold–down

  1. 1 :  something used to fasten an object in place

  2. 2 a :  an act of holding down b :  limit <agreed to wage-rate hold–downs>



1888

First Known Use of hold–down

1888


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