hold (v.)
withhold, hold back
H8 epilogue.14[of men] 'tis ill hap / If they hold when their ladies bid 'em clap
JC II.i.201[Cassius to all, of Caesar] It may be these apparent prodigies ... / May hold him from the Capitol today
KJ II.i.282[Hubert to King John and King Philip, of their claims] We, for the worthiest, hold the right from both
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