Hasp meaning

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A metal fastener with a hinged slotted part that fits over a staple and is secured by a pin, bolt, or padlock.
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To close or lock with such a fastener.
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A hinged metal fastening for a door, window, lid, etc.; esp., a metal piece that fits over a staple and is held in place by a pin or padlock.
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(rare) To fasten with or as with a hasp.
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(Houston Automatic Spooling Program) An earlier mainframe spooling program that provided task, job and data management functions.
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A clasp, especially a metal strap fastened by a padlock or a pin; also, a hook for fastening a door.
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A spindle to wind yarn, thread, or silk on.
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To shut or fasten with a hasp.
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Origin of hasp

  • Middle English from Old English hæsp, hæpse

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition