unhasp

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unhasp

(ʌnˈhɑːsp)
vb (tr)
to unfasten
References in classic literature ?
This time, I remembered I was lying in the oak closet, and I heard distinctly the gusty wind, and the driving of the snow; I heard, also, the fir bough repeat its teasing sound, and ascribed it to the right cause: but it annoyed me so much, that I resolved to silence it, if possible; and, I thought, I rose and endeavoured to unhasp the casement.
The window was unhasped. He signed to Rodney, who crossed the room immediately to put the matter right.