mouth harp
noun Date: 1892 harmonica 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mouth-Harp — Mouth Harp,   Abkürzung mo [englisch, maʊθhɑ:p], Mundharmonika …   Universal-Lexikon

  • mouth harp — noun 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 • Syn: ↑harmonica, ↑mouth organ, ↑harp • Derivationally related forms: ↑harpist (for: ↑harp), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mouth harp — South Midland and Southern U.S. harmonica (def. 1). Also called harp. [1900 05, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • mouth-harp — /ˈmaʊθ hap/ (say mowth hahp) noun → harmonica (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • mouth organ — noun 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 • Syn: ↑harmonica, ↑harp, ↑mouth harp • Derivationally related forms: ↑harpist (for: ↑harp), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • harp — Synonyms and related words: French harp, Irish harp, aeolian harp, cithara, clarsach, dulcimer, harmonica, harmonicon, heptachord, hexachord, kazoo, langspiel, lyre, mouth bow, mouth harp, mouth organ, polychord, symphonia, zither …   Moby Thesaurus

  • harp — n 1. lyre, Kithara, jew s harp, aeolian or wind harp. 2.Slang. harmonica, harmonicon, mouth organ, mouth harp, Chiefly Dial.French harp. v 3. harp on or upon dwell on, persist in, insist on, push, press, Sl. beat [s.o.] over the head; repeat, Inf …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • harp — harplike, adj. /hahrp/, n. 1. a musical instrument consisting of a triangular frame formed by a soundbox, a pillar, and a curved neck, and having strings stretched between the soundbox and the neck that are plucked with the fingers. 2. anything… …   Universalium

  • harp — {{11}}harp (n.) O.E. hearpe, from P.Gmc. *kharpon (Cf. O.S. harpa instrument of torture; O.N. harpa, Du. harp, O.H.G. harpfa, Ger. Harfe harp ). Late Latin harpa, source of words in some Romanic languages, is a borrowing from Germanic. Meaning… …   Etymology dictionary

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