clap

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applaud

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to express approval, especially by clapping

to make a sudden sharp, explosive noise

to strike, set down, or close in such a way as to make a loud noise

a sudden sharp, explosive noise

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a sudden very loud noise

a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together

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put quickly or forcibly

cause to strike the air in flight

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clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

clap one's hands together

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strike the air in flight

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strike with the flat of the hand

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strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise

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References in periodicals archive ?
If they say it's going to a fabulous summer and you've rushed out and bought garden furniture, a barbecue and booked two weeks in Blackpool on the strength of it, they should be clapped in irons and flung in a dungeon.
HEAD bowed, and clapped in irons, the "accused" was frog marched up the steep steps of the castle Keep by two police officers.
Does he know that he won't be clapped in irons if he leaves what he can't eat?