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handclasp

[hand-klasp, -klahsp] /ˈhændˌklæsp, -ˌklɑsp/
noun
1.
a gripping of hands by two or more people, as in greeting, parting, making a commitment, or expressing affection.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; hand + clasp
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British Dictionary definitions for handclasp

handclasp

/ˈhændˌklɑːsp/
noun
1.
(US) another word for handshake
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