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hasp


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hasp  \Hasp\,  n.  [OE.  hasp,  hesp,  AS  h[ae]pse;  akin  to  G.  haspe, 
  h["a]spe,  Sw  &  Dan.  haspe,  Icel.  hespa.] 
  1.  A  clasp,  especially  a  metal  strap  permanently  fast  at  one 
  end  to  a  staple  or  pin,  while  the  other  passes  over  a 
  staple,  and  is  fastened  by  a  padlock  or  a  pin;  also  a 
  metallic  hook  for  fastening  a  door. 
 
  2.  A  spindle  to  wind  yarn,  thread,  or  silk  on 
 
  3.  An  instrument  for  cutting  the  surface  of  grass  land;  a 
  scarifier. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hasp  \Hasp\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hasped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Hasping}.]  [AS.  h[ae]psian.] 
  To  shut  or  fasten  with  a  hasp. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hesp  \Hesp\,  n.  [Cf.  Icel.  hespa  a  hasp,  a  wisp  or  skein.  See 
  {Hasp}.] 
  A  measure  of  two  hanks  of  linen  thread.  [Scot.]  [Written  also 
  {hasp}.]  --Knight. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hasp 
  n  :  a  fastener  for  a  door  or  lid;  a  hinged  metal  strap  fits  over 
  a  staple  and  is  locked  with  a  pin  or  padlock 
  v  :  secure  or  lock  with  a  hasp 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  HASP 
 
  {Houston  Automatic  Spooling  Program} 
 
 




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