Definition of enclasp in English:

enclasp

verb

[WITH OBJECT]formal
  • Hold tightly in one's arms.

    • ‘Father and son, hands enclasped, staring at each other for the first time ever.’
    • ‘He might well be rechristened John Octopus, reflecting his unstoppable urge to enclasp any passing female in a sweaty tentacle.’
    hug, hold in one's arms, take in one's arms, hold, cuddle, clasp to one's bosom, clasp, squeeze, clutch, seize, grab
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