Inclasp In*clasp", v. t. [Pref. in- in + clasp. Cf. {Enclasp}.] To clasp within; to hold fast to; to embrace or encircle. [Written also {enclasp}.] [1913 Webster]

The flattering ivy who did ever see Inclasp the huge trunk of an aged tree. --F. Beaumont. [1913 Webster]

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  • Enclasp — En*clasp , v. t. [Pref. en + clasp. Cf. {Inclasp}.] To clasp. See {Inclasp}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enclasp — index concern (involve), contain (enclose) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • enclasp — [en klasp′] vt. to hold in a clasp; embrace …   English World dictionary

  • enclasp — transitive verb Date: 1584 to seize and hold ; embrace …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • enclasp — /en klasp , klahsp /, v.t. to hold in or as in a clasp or embrace. Also, inclasp. [1590 1600; EN 1 + CLASP] * * * …   Universalium

  • enclasp — verb To hold in (or as if in) a clasp; to embrace …   Wiktionary

  • enclasp — en·clasp || ɪn klɑːsp v. hug, embrace; hold by the hand; fasten together …   English contemporary dictionary

  • enclasp — en·clasp …   English syllables

  • enclasp — en•clasp [[t]ɛnˈklæsp, ˈklɑsp[/t]] v. t. to hold in or as if in a clasp or embrace • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • enclasp — v.tr. hold in a clasp or embrace …   Useful english dictionary

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