To clap hands

To pledge faith by joining hands.

See also: Clap

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Readers have to draw doors to help Carter and are invited to clap hands to switch on the light, jiggle the book to make sure Carter's ample bottom gets through the doorway unscathed, they have to blow him dry, they have to turn the book upside down to shake off the snow, rub his tummy to warm him up and push him through a small doorway.
This reviewer must confess total delight with the entire book, going as far as to clap hands with glee upon seeing the cover.
Asked to clap hands if they hated SFA chief executive Stewart Regan on the first day of last season at Brechin, Green reacted like a performing seal.
Much of the time the crowd is pleased - as on any other musical night in Cairo - to clap hands, whistle along, and even let out an ululation (zagharuta) into the night.
Rooney might be too quick to clap hands in the wrong direction, but the only applause Robinson has heard this week has been in recognition of his starring role at the National Hockey Stadium.
CHELSEA'S title-chasing boss, Jose Mourinho, thinks his side will be the first to clap hands on the Premiership trophy this season.
The normal way to do this was to clap hands and make hissing noises at the same time so that the poor thespian suffered the Roman equivalent of being booed off the stage.
You know exactly the point at which the crowd's going to clap hands, no matter what the program's about.