enclasp

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

Definition of enclasp

transitive verb

: to seize and hold : embrace

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Examples of enclasp in a Sentence

reached around and enclasped all four children at once

First Known Use of enclasp

1584, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of enclasp was in 1584

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“Enclasp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enclasp. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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