Definitions for handfastˈhændˌfæst, -ˌfɑst
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hold; grasp; custody; power of confining or keeping
contract; specifically, espousal
fast by contract; betrothed by joining hands
to pledge; to bind; to betroth by joining hands, in order to cohabitation, before the celebration of marriage
Origin: [G. handfest; hand hand + fest strong. See Fast.]
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