Definition of Handshakes

1. Noun. (plural of handshake) ¹



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Definition of Handshakes

1. handshake [n] - See also: handshake

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Handshakes

handscreened
handscroll
handscrolls
handsel
handseled
handseling
handselled
handselling
handsels
handset
handsets
handsewn
handsfree
handsful
handshake
handshakes (current term)
handshaking
handshakings
handshape
handshapes
handsier
handsiest
handsoap
handsoaps
handsome
handsomed
handsomely
handsomeness
handsomenesses
handsomer

Literary usage of Handshakes

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1. The Cross in Japan: A Study of Achievement and Opportunity by Fred Eugene Hagin (1914)
"Sometimes we are almost blistered by handshakes. In a California town, the throng who shook ... Ah! these handshakes, let them go on, every one of them. ..."

2. Addresses on Psycho-analysis by James Jackson Putnam (1921)
"In other words, there are handshakes and handshakes, of very varying connotations. Again, it seems, and is, a small matter to walk in the country with one's ..."

3. Red Russia by John Foster Fraser (1907)
"The handshakes are as unemotional and ungenial as the handshakes of two enemies who do the act for appearance sake. Some of the iciness of that northern ..."

4. The Scout: A Tale of the Civil War by Charles Waller Tyler (1911)
"The kisses from the females were warm, genuine kisses, the handshakes from the masculines were hearty handshakes, the chatter that followed was good honest ..."

5. My Garden in the City of Gardens: A Memory by Edith E.] [Cuthell (1905)
"At spirit-stances there are the ghostly handshakes, like those described in Christmas numbers, cold, clammy, and awe-inspiring, though compounded of an old ..."

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