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Definition of Harp

Harp
Harp Harp, n. [OE. harpe, AS. hearpe; akin to D. harp, G. harfe, OHG. harpha, Dan. harpe, Icel. & Sw. harpa.] 1. A musical instrument consisting of a triangular frame furnished with strings and sometimes with pedals, held upright, and played with the fingers. 2. (Astron.) A constellation; Lyra, or the Lyre. 3. A grain sieve. [Scot.] [AE]olian harp. See under [AE]olian. Harp seal (Zo["o]l.), an arctic seal (Phoca Gr[oe]nlandica). The adult males have a light-colored body, with a harp-shaped mark of black on each side, and the face and throat black. Called also saddler, and saddleback. The immature ones are called bluesides.
Harp
Harp Harp, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Harpedp. pr. & vb. n. Harping.] [AS. hearpian. See Harp, n.] 1. To play on the harp. I heard the voice of harpers, harping with their harps. --Rev. xiv. 2. 2. To dwell on or recur to a subject tediously or monotonously in speaking or in writing; to refer to something repeatedly or continually; -- usually with on or upon. ``Harpings upon old themes.' --W. Irving. Harping on what I am, Not what he knew I was. --Shak. To harp on one string, to dwell upon one subject with disagreeable or wearisome persistence. [Collog.]

Meaning of Harp from wikipedia

- The harp is a stringed musical instrument that has a number of individual strings running at an angle to its soundboard; the strings are plucked with the...
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- The Jew's harp, also known as jaw harp, vargan, mouth harp, gewgaw, guimbard, khomus, Ozark harp, Galician harp, Berimbau de boca or murchunga, is a lamellophone...
- The Harp is a public house at 47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4HS. It was The Welsh Harp until 1995, when it was taken over by an Irish woman...
- The Celtic harp is a triangular frame harp traditional to Ireland, Wales, and Scotland. It is known as cláirseach in Irish and clàrsach in Scottish Gaelic...
- Harper, former name of Costa Mesa, California in Orange County Harper, Illinois Harper, Indiana Harper, Iowa Harper, Kansas Harper, Kentucky Harper,...
- Project HARP, short for High Altitude Research Project, was a joint venture of the United States Department of Defense and Canada's Department of National...
- Harp Lager is an Irish lager created in 1959. Formerly produced at the Great Northern Brewery in Dundalk, it is now brewed in Dublin. It is a major lager...
- The pedal harp (also known as the concert harp) is a large and technologically modern harp, designed primarily for use in art music. It may be pla**** solo...
- Sacred Harp singing is a tradition of sacred choral music that originated in New England and was later perpetuated and carried on in the American South...