CLASP in a Sentence

Learn CLASP from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

Email Leak Checker - keepds.com
 Input your word:
Want to search a word in classic works? Search Classic Quotes
 Meanings and Examples of CLASP
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
clasp
 n.  fastening device; firm grip
Classic Sentence: (171 in 12 pages)
1  Louisa raised the hand that it might clasp her neck and join its fellow there.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
2  He availed himself of his enlargement to throw himself on the pavement, and clasp the knees of Front-de-Boeuf.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
3  The Knight undid the clasp of the baldric, and indulged his fellow-traveller, who immediately hung the bugle round his own neck.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
4  Till at last he began to rouse and become aware of his defenceless nakedness, and she was aware that his body was loosening its clasp on her.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
5  To clasp as his for five minutes what was another man's through all the rest of the year was a kind of thing he of all men could appreciate.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
6  Wildeve had resisted the impulse to clasp her, and stood without speaking.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 5 An Old Move Inadvertently Repeated
7  A horn-handled clasp knife was lying in a pool of blood beside him.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
8  The sun sank beneath the horizon as we landed, and as I touched the shore I felt those cares and fears revive which soon were to clasp me and cling to me forever.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 22
9  So speaking, she undid the clasp that fastened the scarlet letter, and, taking it from her bosom, threw it to a distance among the withered leaves.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVIII. A FLOOD OF SUNSHINE
10  I saw her stand where he had left her, like a statue; and then bend down her head, and clasp her hands, and weep, I cannot say how sorrowfully.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. MISCHIEF
11  She would clasp me round the neck and laugh, the while, as if I did it for a wager.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
12  She turned round on her chair, flushed crimson, and rapidly moving her fingers, pinched the clasp of her belt first with one hand and then with the other.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 3
13  I advance and recognise a little Troy, and a copy of the great Pergama, and a dry brook with the name of Xanthus, and clasp a Scaean gateway.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK THIRD
14  My heart burned with youthful passion to accost him and clasp hand in hand; I made my way to him, and led him eagerly to Pheneus' high town.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK EIGHTH
15  They meet and clasp hands, and, sitting down within the house, at length enjoy unchecked converse.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK EIGHTH
Example Sentence:
1  When the clasp on Judy's bracelet broke, Fred repaired it, bending the hook back into shape.
2  He clasped my arm with fear.
3  She clasped her bag tightly as she walked through the crowd.
4  "Don't you remember? You WON'T tell, WILL you, Joe?" And the poor creature dropped on his knees before the stolid murderer, and clasped his appealing hands.
5  I stood there, clasping the door handle.