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Hands quivering, Thad snapped back the hasp, lifted the lid.

There was a slight crack, and it swung inwards as the screws of the hasp drew.

She turned the key with a wrench, and the hasp shot from its place.

It was on the hasp, an' he pushed it open, an' keeked bauldly in.

He slipped down into the sloop and kicked loose the hasp of the hatch.

Brass hinges and hasp will also be found great improvements.

The lock had been forced; the hasp was hanging, suspended from a twisted staple.

The bar is locked by means of a hasp attached to the standard in which the lock is sunk.

As Elissa fumbled at the hasp of the door of the garden, Metem overtook her.

“There is some one trying to come in, and fumbling at the hasp,” said his father.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English hæpse "fastening, clip," with later Old English metathesis of -p- and -s-. Related to Old Norse hespa "hasp, fastening," Middle Dutch, German haspe "clamp, hinge, hook," of uncertain origin.

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