agraffe


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Agraffe \A*graffe"\, n. [F. agrafe, formerly agraffe, OF.
   agrappe. See Agrappes.]
   1. A hook or clasp.
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            The feather of an ostrich, fastened in her turban by
            an agraffe set with brilliants.       --Sir W.
                                                  Scott.
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   2. A hook, eyelet, or other device by which a piano wire is
      so held as to limit the vibration.
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