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TO HOLD. These words are now used in a deed to express by what tenure the grantee is to have the land. The clause which commences with these words is called the tenendum. Vide Habendum; Tenendum.
     2. To hold, also means to decide, to adjudge, to decree; as, the court in that case held that the husband was not liable for the contract of the wife, made without his express or implied authority.
     3. It also signifies to bind under a contract, as the obligor is held and firmly bound. In the constitution of the United States, it is provided, that no person held to service or labor in one state under the laws thereof, escaping into another, shall, in consequence of any law or regulation therein, be discharged from such service or labor, but shall be delivered up on the claim of the party to whom such service or labor may be due. Art. 4, sec. 3, Sec. 3; 2 Serg. & R. 306; 3 Id. 4; 5 Id. 52; 1 Wash. C. C. R. 500; 2 Pick. 11; 16 Pet. 539, 674.

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The archbishop said he made it clear to Turkish Cypriots that "if you do not allow us to hold services in places where there are Christians, then forget Tekke.
So the bank is allowing a church to hold services on the premises--rent free.
THE St Christopher's Cathedral, Manama, will hold services for Holy Week.
The tent at the Croxteth entrance will hold services for adults every evening apart from Friday when there will be a youth night.
Someone also needs to explain to them what happened in the Second World War and why we hold services of remembrance."
The Islwyn Inn, in Wyllie, Gwent, doubles up for the Reverend Marian Barge, who uses the function room to hold services.
The editors connect Palmer and her dedicatees to the Presbyterian congregation of Thomas Cawton, a minister permitted to hold services near Westminster during a period that the Five Mile Act kept other dissenters distant from Parliament.
Singleton said the congregation has been leasing space at Marist High School to hold services. He said the church has been in existence for about nine years, and he described it as interdenominational and family-oriented.
Moon completely; open your minds and build churches for the worship of God and hold services. Rev.