enclasp

[ en-klasp, -klahsp ]
/ ɛnˈklæsp, -ˈklɑsp /

verb (used with object)

to hold in or as in a clasp or embrace.
Also inclasp.

Origin of enclasp

First recorded in 1590–1600; en-1 + clasp
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British Dictionary definitions for enclasp

enclasp

/ (ɪnˈklɑːsp) /

verb

(tr) to clasp; embrace
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