What does the word harp mean?

Usage examples for harp

  1. I had determined to convert its coarse, big noise into something sweet- as may often be done by a little art with the things of this life- and so stretched a horse- hair above the opening between the window sashes; but the soul of my harp has departed. – A Kentucky Cardinal by James Lane Allen
  2. He cut it down, therefore, and took as much as would give him a new straining- post, and he bore it home with him and mended his harp with it. – The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland by T. W. Rolleston
  3. It is a fact that I do not understand why she should have any consideration for you, but if she continues to harp upon her 'duty, ' what then? – A Chair on The Boulevard by Leonard Merrick