Sentence Examples with the word clasp

If she wanted to indicate something large, she spread the fingers of both hands as wide as she could, and brought them together, as if to clasp a big ball.

The purple cloak which Picus wore fastened by a golden clasp is preserved in the plumage of the bird.

The fifth grade, for civilians a silver pheasant, for the military a bear and a clasp of plain gold with a silver button.

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I learned for the first time to know an author, to recognize his style as I recognize the clasp of a friend's hand.

She flinched away as his fingers rested on the clasp of her dress.

The old man was dressed in jeans and a western shirt complete with a string tie, turquoise clasp and a Nero Wolfe paperback in his back pocket.

His hand circled her neck to release the clasp of her dress.

Or again, the process of scientific induction is a threefold chain; the original hypothesis (the first unification of the fact) seems to melt away when confronted with opposite facts, and yet no scientific progress is possible unless the stimulus of the original unification is strong enough to clasp the discordant facts and establish a reunification.

Struck by an idea, she piled all the beads into the box before unfastening the clasp on Xander's necklace.

He took a potato, drew out his clasp knife, cut the potato into two equal halves on the palm of his hand, sprinkled some salt on it from the rag, and handed it to Pierre.