Definition of hasp noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//hɑːsp//
; NAmE NAmE//hæsp//
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a flat piece of metal with a long narrow hole in it, used with a padlock to fasten doors, boxes, etc. Word OriginOld English hæpse, hæsp, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch haspel and German Haspe.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hasp