handclasp

[ hand-klasp, -klahsp ]
/ ˈhændˌklæsp, -ˌklɑsp /

noun

a gripping of hands by two or more people, as in greeting, parting, making a commitment, or expressing affection.

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Origin of handclasp

First recorded in 1575–85; hand + clasp
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British Dictionary definitions for handclasp

handclasp
/ (ˈhændˌklɑːsp) /

noun

US another word for handshake
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