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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of clasp.

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Examples

  • Mrs. Peterkin clasped her hands to her head and exclaimed: "I am thankful the lady from Philadelphia is not here!"

    The Peterkin Papers

  • I saw that she lay in the position of old knightly tomb figures, her legs crossed at the ankles, a long black sword clasped between her breasts and a red sandstone bowl on her chest from which rose a willowy plume of smoke.

    The Skrayling Tree

  • And at the top of the glen, there beside the tree where he'd earlier sat to meditate, Lord Tellin Windglimmer stood, a long sword clasped in his two hands.

    Dalamar the Dark

  • She turned and glared balefully at Thomas Fraser, serene under his helm, with the hilt of his sword clasped under crossed hands.

    Dragonfly in Amber

  • His great sword clasped in both hands, he swung it sideways at the golem's torso, which seemed to be its weakest point.

    The Weird Of The White Wolf

  • His great sword clasped in both hands, he swung it sideways at the golem's torso, which seemed to be its weakest point.

    The Weird of the White Wolf

  • After them followed the nurses, carrying the babies, and each baby had a gold coin clasped tight in its little fat hand.

    Jerry's Reward

  • He turned and buried his face in his arm, and unable to thank him I stepped outside of the tent and stood looking up at the stars, with my grandfather's sword clasped close in my hands.

    Captain Macklin

  • As Anne K. Mellor points out (in her introduction to the novel, p. xxiv), it may be significant that Verney succumbs to the plague when, heearing a moan, he compassionately but incautiously enters a dark room where he is 'clasped' by a

    Note: Mellor

  • “And when it buzzed, you clasped your hands together to hide it and frowned at the guy in front of you.”

    Skipping a Beat

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