clasp

All Noun Verb
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  • She clasped his arm with both her hands and turned towards the house. Cited from Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • That very day he was to clasp his long-lost child to his heart! Cited from The Golden Shoemaker, by J. W. Keyworth
  • Running to meet them she clasped her arms round her little brother. Cited from Christie Redfern's Troubles, by Margaret Robertson
  • As our hands united before him, he clasped them both in one of his own. Cited from Ernest Linwood, by Caroline Lee Hentz
  • The two men looked each other in the eye, then clasped hands like old friends. Cited from Boys' Book of Famous Soldiers, by J. Walker McSpadden
  • She met him as he entered the room, clasping her hands upon his arm. Cited from The Voice of the People, by Ellen Glasgow
  • He clasped both hands to his face and tried to rise but could not. Cited from Fighting in France, by Ross Kay
  • Rivers turned away, and they again clasped hands without looking at each other. Cited from The Moccasin Ranch, by Hamlin Garland
  • They said nothing of this, however, though they clasped hands for a moment. Cited from The Master-Knot of Human Fate, by Ellis Meredith
  • I long to see my children again, and to clasp them in my arms. Cited from By Canoe and Dog-Train, by Egerton Ryerson Young
  • They clasped hands and looked into each other's eyes a moment. Cited from Wayside Courtships, by Hamlin Garland
  • Then she clasped her breast again and drew something out, something dark and hard. Cited from The Black Cross, by Olive M. Briggs
  • Her hands lay clasped on the great volume; her deep-set eyes were closed. Cited from While Caroline Was Growing, by Josephine Daskam Bacon
  • The son rose, and the two men stood side by side, clasping hands. Cited from A Certain Rich Man, by William Allen White
  • When he finished, her hand on the table had turned and was clasping his. Cited from Love Stories, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Another body so clasps a post in its arms that it has only half fallen. Cited from Under Fire, by Henri Barbusse
  • The next moment their hands had met in a clasp such as they never had felt before. Cited from Andy at Yale, by Roy Eliot Stokes
  • I sometimes feel as though I were clasping it with both my hands. Cited from The Dangerous Age, by Karin Michaelis
  • He looked up quickly, and the woman, running forward, stood before him with clasped hands. Cited from The Hot Swamp, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • We know their thoughts, we hear their words, we clasp their hands. Cited from Life and Conduct, by J. Cameron Lees
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Meaning of clasp

  • noun A fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together
  • noun The act of grasping
    he released his clasp on my arm, he has a strong grip for an old man, she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • verb Hold firmly and tightly
  • verb Grasp firmly
    The child clasped my hands