Grasper
Grasp Grasp, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Grasper}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Qraspine}.] [OE. graspen; prob. akin to LG. grupsen, or to E. grope. Cf. {Grab}, {Grope}.] 1. To seize and hold by clasping or embracing with the fingers or arms; to catch to take possession of. [1913 Webster]

Thy hand is made to grasp a palmer's staff. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To lay hold of with the mind; to become thoroughly acquainted or conversant with; to comprehend. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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