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Synonyms for harp

a chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck

a pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade

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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

play the harp

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References in classic literature ?
Well," said Joe, still harping on it as though I had particularly pressed it, "if I was yourself, Pip, I wouldn't.
All day long, to the ear of the spirit, there was in this little library a sound of harping and singing and the telling of tales,--songs and tales of a world that never was, yet shall ever be.
The Russian told them that the ape was his--nothing further would he offer--but kept harping continually upon the same theme, "The ape is mine.
cried the magistrate, with an accent of horror and consternation, "are you still harping on that terrible idea?
Drop this chatter about kings, and neither revile them nor keep harping about going home.