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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of unhasp.

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Examples

  • We had to leave the room while the undertaker unhasped the latch, straightened your tie, touched up your makeup, whatever obscenity such people do.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • Mrs. Stott at once unhasped the casement, and a tide of life came stealing in, noiselessly lifting the curtains, and cooling the hectic flame that glowed on Amanda's wasted cheeks, and bearing, too, on its waves fragrances that recalled a long-lost paradise, and sounds -- the echo of days when no discordant note marred the music of her life.

    Lancashire Idylls (1898)

  • Anne flew to the door, unhasped it, and caught up a small mortal with a tearstained face who was sitting forlornly on an upturned nail keg.

    Anne of Avonlea

  • I had to cling to my place with one hand, whilst I unhasped the clamps of metal that made the top of her prison with the other.

    The Lost Continent

  • 'It is singular that I should have found a gentleman,' said she, in a musing, half-doubtful voice, as I leaned from my saddle, stifling the pain, and unhasped the gate for her.

    Corporal Sam and Other Stories

  • I followed him back to the house, and he sprang from his saddle, had a shutter unhasped in a twinkling, knowing evidently the secret of it, and we were inside, standing amongst the litter of casks and cases in the great silent desertion of the hall of Locust Creek.

    The Heart's Highway: A Romance of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century

  • If not, she knew that it would not be difficult to open one of the schoolroom windows, which were low, and as often as not unhasped.

    The Children of Wilton Chase

  • He sprang tip, partly dressed himself, and unhasped the window.

    Eve's Ransom

  • a shutter unhasped in a twinkling, knowing evidently the secret of it, and we were inside, standing amongst the litter of casks and cases in the great silent desertion of the hall of Locust Creek.

    The Heart's Highway

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