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A fastener for a door or lid; a hinged metal plate is fitted over a staple and is locked with a pin or padlock.

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"Hasp" Quotes from Famous Books

... ower the burn, an' up the walk; but the deil a black man was there to see. He stepped out upon the road, but there was naebody there; he gaed a' ower the gairden, but na, nae black man. At the binder end, and a bit feared as was but natural, he lifted the hasp and into the manse; and there was Janet M'Clour before his een, wi' her thrawn craig, and nane sae pleased to see him. And he aye minded sinsyne, when first he set his een upon her, he had the same cauld and ...
— Masterpieces of Mystery, Vol. 1 (of 4) - Ghost Stories • Various

... and stretched himself out there. French took the bottle the lieutenant had emptied into the bay, and gave it to him. Then he closed the door, and finding a padlock and hasp on it, he locked him in. Two of the three men who had remained on board of the schooner were now prisoners; and Sopsy was considered as harmless ...
— A Victorious Union - SERIES: The Blue and the Gray—Afloat • Oliver Optic

... clicking up the hasp. "I want to see what's going on. I'll be back in an hour or two. If Chrystie comes, stay here with her-right here on ...
— Treasure and Trouble Therewith - A Tale of California • Geraldine Bonner

Words linked to "Hasp" :   catch, secure, fix, fasten

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