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Definition of Harp
HarpHarp 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. HarpHarp 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.
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
- A harp
is a type of stringed musical
may also refer
Lake, a lake in Canada Harp
(surname) French harp
, or harmonica...
- The Jew's harp
, also known
as jaw harp
, vargan, mouth harp
, gewgaw, guimbard, khomus, Ozark harp
, Galician harp
de boca or murchunga, is a lamellophone...
- The Harp
is a public house
at 47 Chandos
Garden, London, WC2N 4HS. It was The Welsh Harp until
1995, when it was taken
over by an Irish
- 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
name of Costa
in Orange County Harper
, Illinois Harper
, Indiana Harper
, Iowa Harper
, Kansas Harper
, Kentucky Harper
- Project HARP
for High Altitude Research
Project, was a joint venture
of the United States Department
and Canada's Department
- 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
- The pedal harp
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
in New England
and was later perpetuated
on in the American
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