en·​clasp in-ˈklasp How to pronounce enclasp (audio)
enclasped; enclasping; enclasps

transitive verb

: to seize and hold : embrace

Examples of enclasp in a Sentence

reached around and enclasped all four children at once

Word History

First Known Use

1584, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of enclasp was in 1584

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Cite this Entry

“Enclasp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enclasp. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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