The holding and administering of a position; esp., the holding of a church benefice
A possessing or being possessed, as by ownership or occupancy; hold
The period of rule, dominance, sway, etc.
An activity engaged in especially as a means of passing time; an avocation.
A manner of grasping an opponent, as in wrestling or aikido:
A tight hold; a firm grasp:
A firm hold or grip.
A grasp; grip
The total body of rights to use and enjoy a property, to pass it on to someone else as an inheritance, or to convey it by sale. Ownership implies the right to possess property, regardless of whether or not the owner personally makes constructive use of it.
Measures adopted to prevent escape:
A suitable setting or occasion:
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