handclasp

noun
hand·​clasp | \ ˈhan(d)-ˌklasp How to pronounce handclasp (audio) \

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1582, in the meaning defined above

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“Handclasp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handclasp. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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