Definition Of hasps

verb

a slotted hinged metal plate that forms part of a fastening for a door or lid and is fitted over a metal loop and secured by a pin or padlock.

Unfortunately, most sheds are inherently weak and it isn't always appropriate to fit heavy-duty padlocks, hasps , and staples as the door may not be strong enough to support them.

lock (a door, window, or lid) by securing the hasp over the loop of the fastening.

I hasped the window; I tried to close his eyes - to extinguish, if possible, that frightful, life-like gaze of exultation, before any one else beheld it.

Example Of hasps

  • Anyway, this afternoon we spent an inordinately long time fixing a hasp and padlock to the garage.

  • Doors off to the left and right of us were secured with sturdy padlocks on steel hasps .

  • He then slipped out of the cabin, and hasped the door on the outside, in spite of Clarice's shrill and scathing disapproval.

  • I hasped the window; I tried to close his eyes - to extinguish, if possible, that frightful, life-like gaze of exultation, before any one else beheld it.

  • On the suitcases, next to the shiny steel hasps , tiny numbers are set on metal wheels.


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