from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To clasp or unite again.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To clasp or unite again.
She shivered, rammed the photo back inside, and fumbled to reclasp the envelope.
If Colonel Sabow shot himself, he would have had to remove the gun from the scabbard, carry the gun through the house from the garage to the backyard; place the gun on a counter in the garage and open a cabinet and remove a box filled with ammunition and place it on the counter; select two shells from one of boxes; break open the shotgun and load the shells into the chamber; close the shotgun and place it on the counter; replace the box of ammunition in the cabinet and reclasp the cabinet; carry the gun across the yard; place the butt of the shotgun on the ground and grasp the barrel with his left hand while reaching down with his right to depress the trigger.
I was joking, which Cleo must have been able to tell, because she didn’t hand it back to me, but just continued to reclasp it around her neck and then to stuff it back down into her blouse.