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harp British & World English

A musical instrument consisting of a frame supporting a graduated series of parallel strings, played by plucking with the fingers. The modern orchestral harp has an upright frame, with pedals which enable the strings to be retuned to different keys

harp English Thesaurus

guys who are constantly harping on about the war

harp on in harp British & World English

Talk or write persistently and tediously on (a particular topic)

harp seal British & World English

A slender North Atlantic seal that typically has a dark harp-shaped mark on its grey back

Jew's harp British & World English

A small lyre-shaped musical instrument held between the teeth and struck with a finger. It can produce only one note, but harmonics are sounded by the player altering the shape of the mouth cavity

wind harp British & World English

Another term for aeolian harp.

Jew's harp New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

small musical instrument held between teeth

Celtic harp British & World English

Another term for clarsach.

triple harp British & World English

A large harp without pedals, and with three rows of strings, the middle row providing sharps and flats

Welsh harp British & World English

Another term for triple harp.

aeolian harp British & World English

A stringed instrument that produces musical sounds when a current of air passes through it

harp shell in harp British & World English

A marine mollusc which has a large vertically ribbed shell with a wide aperture, found chiefly in the Indo-Pacific

harp snail in harp British & World English

A marine mollusc which has a large vertically ribbed shell with a wide aperture, found chiefly in the Indo-Pacific