The definition of a clasp is something that holds two things together, or a firm hold.(noun)
Clasp means to hold or grip tightly, or attach two or more things together.(verb)
See clasp in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME claspe, clapse; ? akin to OE clyppan, clasp: see clip
Origin: ME claspen < the n.
See clasp in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English claspe
Origin: , probably ultimately from Old English clyppan, to grasp, hold.
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