Origin of haspMiddle English from Old English hæsp, by metathesis from hæpse, akin to German haspe from Indo-European base an unverified form kap-, to grasp from source have
transitive verbhasped, hasp·ing, hasps
Origin of haspMiddle English from Old English hæsp, hæpse
(third-person singular simple present hasps, present participle hasping, simple past and past participle hasped)
- To shut or fasten with a hasp.
hasp - Computer Definition
(Houston Automatic Spooling Program) An earlier mainframe spooling program that provided task, job and data management functions.