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laid hold of

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past tense of lay hold of

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to reach for and take hold of by embracing with the fingers or arms
  • couldn't lay hold of the slippery shampoo bottle

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“Laid hold of.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/laid%20hold%20of. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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