harp

Part of speech: noun

To play on the harp.

Part of speech: verb

To revert to something incessantly; dwell unduly: with on or upon.

Part of speech: noun

A stringed musical instrument played with the fingers.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Leonard Merrick.