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Noun: handshake  'hand,sheyk
  1. (contract) grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)
    "they closed the purchase with a handshake";
    - shake, handshaking, handclasp

Derived forms: handshakes

Type of: acknowledgement, acknowledgment

Encyclopedia: Handshake