archaic (Of two people) clasp hands to seal a deal or agreement.
- Then Roderigo, who has left the room, suddenly and unexpectedly rushes back in to strike hands with Iago, startling the latter who was to embark on his monologue.
- He who puts up security for another will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to strike hands in pledge is safe.
- The pilgrims adore the sun rising while striking hands and while greeting them piously.
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