Meaning of agraffe


Pronunciation: (u-graf'), [key]
— n.
  1. a small cramp iron.
  2. a clasp, often richly ornamented, for clothing or armor.
  3. a device, as a hook, for preventing vibration in the section of a piano string between the pin and the bridge.
  4. (in classical architecture) a sculptural relief on the face of a keystone.
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