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  • n  a chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck; the strings stretched between the neck and the soundbox are plucked with the fingers
  • n  a pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade
  • n  a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole
  • v  come back to
    She is always harping on the same old things
  • v  play the harp
    She harped the Saint-Saens beautifully

  • In shadowy halls and at the gates of cities, under thatch, under rafter or with no roof but their caps between them and the gaping pocket of night, men played the harpprinces,.
  • Robert Maxwell, 28, is one of the top supper-club attractions in Manhattan just now because 1) he learned to play the harp in a good school (Juilliard) and 2) he soon got tired of .
  • In a bright green bathrobe with a golden harp between the shoulderblades, Jimmy McLarnin, lightweight, climbed into a roped square in Madison Square Garden.
News & Articles

  • Harbor Beach sees its better side
    By Rich HarpFor the Tribune HARBOR BEACH — Those abreast of Harbor Beach politics were abuzz this week. They knew the meeting of the Harbor Beach City Council was about to go Hollywood.
    June 12, 2013 - Huron Daily Tribune
  • MacAlpine business to celebrate its 80 years Saturday at festival
    By RICH HARPFor the Tribune BAD AXE — In 1933, a young Alden MacAlpine established a funeral home in Bad Axe. The business is still family owned and going strong 80 years later.
    June 12, 2013 - Huron Daily Tribune
  • California HARP Mortgage Lenders Continue to Lead the Nation in HARP Loans as the Housing Market Heats Up
    HARP Mortgage Lender reports that Home Affordable Refinance Program loans have only continued to increase in California through early 2013, and that with median sales prices rising and foreclosure rates dropping, HARP-refinanced homes will only continue to accrue value, leading to potential thousands in savings on top of the $4,300 a year that California HARP users already save through the ...
    June 6, 2013 - PRWeb

  • Brendan Fevola in The Canberra Times
    Blokes in the media harp on one little thing in an otherwise good game,Fevola said yesterday.
  • Adrien Brody in Los Angeles Times (blog)
    The comment is constantly like 'skinny actor.' I'm thin. I'm not skinny at all,said Brody, 37, seeming slightly irritated as he reclined poolside at a Los Angeles hotel last month. "It's that they harp on a physical thing, because I don't...
  • Billy Gillispie in SI.com
    Those kinds of mistakes have to be stopped,Gillispie said. "We talk about it, but we don't harp on it. We just try to get better. But it still is January and our teams usually start playing better this time of year and we have too."

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