Legal right of possession; lawful title (to something); proprietorship
A firm hold; control; possession
the right to hold property; part of an ancient hierarchical system of holding lands
(Law) The act of taking possession of previously unowned property with the intent of obtaining the right to own it.
The act or process of holding or possessing a place.
The lever or pedal, as in an automobile, by which this device is operated
Intellectual hold; understanding:
A thing to hold or hold on by
A territory subject to foreign control.
Dominance, prevalence, or sway
(--- Obs.) Conditions; circumstances
The quality or condition of being incumbent
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