Enclasp - definition of enclasp by The Free Dictionary
To hold in a clasp; embrace.
enclasp (ɪnˈklɑːsp) or
(tr) to clasp; embrace
en•clasp (ɛnˈklæsp, -ˈklɑsp)
to hold in or as if in a clasp or embrace.
Past participle: enclasped
References in periodicals archive
However, mentally and emotionally, she rejects her husband's claim on her: "a hatred for him burst into glorious flower, / And its perfume enclasped
them--big, / Bigger than all magnolias" (133-35).
The second stanza builds on this state, using the image of nightingale song to express the longing to reach out to others and be 'enclasped
' by 'life'.