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English definition of “hold-up”


noun (CLOTHING)    /ˈhəʊld.ʌp/ US  /ˈhoʊld-/
hold-ups [plural] stockings (= light coverings for the legs and feet ) that hold themselves up by a piece of sticky material or elastic at the top Stockings, tights and socks
(Definition of hold-up noun (CLOTHING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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