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  • n. Plural form of hasp.


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  • The hasps of that lock was set into a steel plate that was fastened to the building with rivets whose heads was the size of my wrists.

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  • The guard said nothing as he tucked the leather case into the larger crate and sealed it, pulling down the hasps, securing it tightly.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • Busch stood among ten large wooden crates, each secured with large hasps and locks.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • The sliding meshed window is open for penitents, its hasps fixed by rust.

    The Lady Matador’s Hotel

  • She took hold of the door and pulled it open, noting that its lock consisted of two welded metal hasps, one with a rusty old padlock hanging from it.

    Red Wolf

  • As a last touch she flung three hasps over three staples and seemed to secure the whole system with three padlocks.

    Cinnamon Roll

  • If you want to see a solid piece of seasoned oak, bound with iron and riveted to huge hasps and hinges, visit a nice old-fashioned chamber in a manor house.

    Orphans of Chaos

  • I heard noises from the back door, the one Ina kept closed with an exterior padlock: clinking metal and the groaning of the latch, maybe a crowbar inserted between the hasps of the lock and twisted.


  • His eyes burned avidly as he gazed at the thick, dusty volume with its heavy leather covers and rusty iron hasps, and his fingers quivered with eagerness as he thumbed the time-yellowed pages.

    People of the Dark

  • But the volume I stumbled upon was one of the unexpurgated German copies, with heavy black leather covers and rusty iron hasps.

    People of the Dark


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