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Princeton's WordNet

  1. haspverb

    a fastener for a door or lid; a hinged metal plate is fitted over a staple and is locked with a pin or padlock

  2. haspverb

    secure or lock with a hasp


  1. haspnoun

    A clasp, especially a metal strap fastened by a padlock or a pin; also, a hook for fastening a door.

  2. haspverb

    To shut or fasten with a hasp.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Haspnoun

    whence in some provinces it is yet called hapse. A clasp folded over a staple, and fastened on with a padlock.

    Etymology: hæps , Saxon,

    Have doors to open and shut at pleasure, with hasps to them. John Mortimer, Husbandry.

  2. To Haspverb

    To shut with a hasp.

    Etymology: from the noun.


  1. hasp

    A hasp is a hinged metal fastening device, often used in combination with a padlock, to securely lock doors, chests, boxes or other items. It consists of two parts, a staple or loop section and a slotted hinge plate that fits over the loop and is then locked with a padlock or pin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Haspnoun

    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. Haspnoun

    a spindle to wind yarn, thread, or silk on

  3. Haspnoun

    an instrument for cutting the surface of grass land; a scarifier

  4. Haspverb

    to shut or fasten with a hasp

  5. Etymology: [OE. hasp, hesp, AS. hpse; akin to G. haspe, hspe, Sw. & Dan. haspe, Icel. hespa.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hasp

    hasp, n. a clasp: the clasp of a padlock: a spindle: a skein of yarn.—v.t. to fasten with a hasp. [A.S. hæpse; Dan. and Ger. haspe.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. hasp

    A semicircular clamp turning in an eye-bolt in the stem-head of a sloop or boat, and fastened by a forelock in order to secure the bowsprit down to the bows. (See SPAN-SHACKLE.)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hasp in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hasp in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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