a·graffe or a·grafe (əˈgræf):
origin: French, 1660–70, from "grafe" (a hook); derivative of Old German "agrafer"
1. wire cage used on champagne bottles to hold the cork in place
2. hook & loop used to secure armor and clothing (can also be ornamental).
3. an iron cramp used to connect stones in building.
4. a device used inside pianos to stop vibrations between the pin & bridge.
5. Classical Architecture: the sculptural relief on the face of a keystone