Inclasp
Inclasp In*clasp", v. t. [Pref. in- in + clasp. Cf. {Enclasp}.] To clasp within; to hold fast to; to embrace or encircle. [Written also {enclasp}.] [1913 Webster]

The flattering ivy who did ever see Inclasp the huge trunk of an aged tree. --F. Beaumont. [1913 Webster]


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  • inclasp — variant of enclasp * * * /in klasp , klahsp /, v.t. enclasp. * * * inclasp /in kläspˈ/ same as ↑enclasp * * * inclasp obs. form of enclasp v …   Useful english dictionary

  • inclasp — /in klasp , klahsp /, v.t. enclasp. * * * …   Universalium

  • enclasp — Inclasp In*clasp , v. t. [Pref. in in + clasp. Cf. {Enclasp}.] To clasp within; to hold fast to; to embrace or encircle. [Written also {enclasp}.] [1913 Webster] The flattering ivy who did ever see Inclasp the huge trunk of an aged tree. F.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Enclasp — En*clasp , v. t. [Pref. en + clasp. Cf. {Inclasp}.] To clasp. See {Inclasp}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enclasp — /en klasp , klahsp /, v.t. to hold in or as in a clasp or embrace. Also, inclasp. [1590 1600; EN 1 + CLASP] * * * …   Universalium

  • Circumscription — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Circumscription >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 circumscription circumscription limitation inclosure Sgm: N 1 confinement confinement &c.(restraint) 751 Sgm: N 1 circumvallation circumvallation Sgm: N 1 encincture… …   English dictionary for students

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