To get ahold of something is defined as to grab it, often tightly.(noun)
An example of the word ahold would be how the rope is grabbed by someone being rescued by a helicopter or boat.
The definition of ahold is having made contact, verbally or physically.(idiom)
An example of the word ahold is to have made contact with someone on the phone.
See ahold in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See ahold in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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