hold (v.) 2
keep, preserve, conserve
MA I.i.84 [Messenger to Beatrice] I will hold friends with you [i.e. take care to stay friends]
Oth V.ii.330 [Lodovico to all, of Iago] If there be any cunning cruelty / That can torment him much, and hold him long, / It shall be his
Per II.ii.22 [Simonides to Thaisa] He loves you well that holds his life of you [i.e. sees his life as depending on you]
TG V.iv.130 [Valentine to Thurio] Verona shall not hold thee [i.e. keep you safe]

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