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Held

[held] /hɛld/
noun
1.
John, Jr. 1889–1958, U.S. cartoonist, illustrator, and writer.
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  • Held's band, under the direction of Professor john held, rendered in fine style a medley of beautiful airs.

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held

/hɛld/
verb
1.
the past tense and past participle of hold1
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Word Origin and History for john held

held

Old English heold, past tense and p.p. of hold.

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