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enclasp

[ en-klasp, -klahsp ]
/ ɛnˈklæsp, -ˈklɑsp /
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verb (used with object)

to hold in or as in a clasp or embrace.

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Also inclasp.

Origin of enclasp

First recorded in 1590–1600; en-1 + clasp
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How to use enclasp in a sentence

  • Shall ever any man enclasp the good that grows above him, or even offer to receive the spread of Heavens greatness?

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3)|Richard Doddridge Blackmore

British Dictionary definitions for enclasp

enclasp
/ (ɪnˈklɑːsp) /

verb

(tr) to clasp; embrace
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