- a hook and loop, used to fasten armor or clothing
- a metal bracket used in building to hold stones together
Origin of agraffeFrench agrafe from agrafer, to hook from Old French agraper, to fasten from grapon, hook from Frankish an unverified form krappo (see grape); form influenced, influence by Old French grafe, pointed tool from Classical Latin graphium, stylus from Classical Greek grapheion, a chisel
- A hook-and-loop arrangement used for a clasp on armor and clothing.
- A cramp iron for holding stones together in building.
Origin of agraffeFrench agrafe from agrafer to hook onto a- to ( from Latin ad- ; see ad- . ) grafer to hook ( from grafe hook ) ( from Old High German krāpfo )