Middle English Dictionary Entry

hasp(e n.
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(a) A fastening for a door, gate, chest, etc.; a hasp; up bi the ~, unfastened, unlatched; barre and ~, stapel and ~; (b) a fastening for a garment or a helmet; ?a buckle, ?a lace; (c) a hank or skein of thread or yarn; (d) in place names: a locked place; ?a bend in a stream [see Smith PNElem. 1.217].