- A clasp consisting of a hook which fastens on to a ring.
Etymology: From French agrafe, from agrafer "to hook".
- 1819: The feather of an ostrich, fastened in her turban by an set with brilliants, was another distinction of the beautiful Jewess, scoffed and sneered at by the proud dames who sat above her, but secretly envied by those who affected to deride them. " Walter Scott, Ivanhoe
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