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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A fastening, as a hook or catch, for holding two things or parts together. Also: A holding with the hand.

Usage examples (35)
  • The clasp on the velvet robe was made of diamonds and gold.
  • He released his clasp on my arm
  • I knew Mr. Henry Drummond, and the memory of his strong, warm hand-clasp is like a benediction.
  • When you open it, on the back of the clasp is a tiny “7.” for more
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