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- v. Present participle of hasp.
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Presently, hasping these things firmly in, she went to the door, and opened it a cautious crack.
These were her thoughts as she went about the house, hasping windows and bolting doors, with a dreary sense of the futility of caution.
So Nicky-Nan contented himself with closing the door carefully and hasping it.
CHAPTER X. BACON heard the rusty bolt shoot into its socket, and then the hasping and locking of the outside door, with a sensation of utter hopelessness.
"I was a-forced to go to Lower Mistover tonight," he said, "and Mr. Yeobright asked me to leave this here on my way; but, faith, I put it in the lining of my hat, and thought no more about it till I got back and was hasping my gate before going to bed.