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Meaning of holdfast

hold•fast

Pronunciation: (hōld'fast", -fäst"), [key]
— n.
  1. something used to hold or secure a thing in place; a catch, hook, clamp, etc.
  2. any of several rootlike or suckerlike organs or parts serving for attachment.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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