clasping


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clasp·ing

 (klăs′pĭng)
adj. Botany
Denoting a leaf whose base partially or completely surrounds a stem.
References in classic literature ?
talk of me if you like," cried Edna, clasping her hands beneath her head; "but let me think of something else while you do."
"It isn't father and Priscilla?" said Nancy, with quivering lips, clasping her hands together tightly on her lap.
A Puritan only adores virgins, and he adores them by clasping his hands.
"Alone!" she cried, clasping her beautiful hands sorrowfully.
The elephant grunted out his satisfaction, and, clasping Passepartout around the waist with his trunk, lifted him as high as his head.