Entry from US English dictionary
An act of clasping someone else’s hand; a handshake.
- There is another couple walking down the street, this one pre-consumerist, their handclasp signifying a ‘right of ownership’ in which she is ‘silently, sadly, complicit.’
- A number of politically embarrassing photographs were taken, among them, the above handclasp between tyrannical despot Robert Mugabe, and British Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw.
- Dense guitars, keyboards, and occasional handclasps and miscellaneous noise add to the controlled maelstrom.
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