Hasp (?), n. [OE. hasp, hesp, AS. haepse; akin to G. haspe, haspe, Sw. & Dan. haspe, Icel. hespa.]


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.


A spindle to wind yarn, thread, or silk on.


An instrument for cutting the surface of grass land; a scarifier.


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Hasp, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hasped (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Hasping.] [AS. haepsian.]

To shut or fasten with a hasp.


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