Agrappes \A*grappes"\, n. pl. [OF. agrappe, F. agrafe; a + grappe (see {Grape}) fr. OHG. kr[=a]pfo hook.] Hooks and eyes for armor, etc. --Fairholt. [1913 Webster]

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  • agrappes — † aˈgrappes, n. pl. Obs. [a. OFr. agrappe (mod.Fr. agrafe); see agraffe.] ‘Hooks and eyes used on armour or on ordinary dress.’ Fairholt …   Useful english dictionary

  • Agraffe — A*graffe , n. [F. agrafe, formerly agraffe, OF. agrappe. See {Agrappes}.] 1. A hook or clasp. [1913 Webster] The feather of an ostrich, fastened in her turban by an agraffe set with brilliants. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. A hook, eyelet, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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