Definition of Harper

1. Noun. Someone who plays the harp.

Exact synonyms: Harpist
Generic synonyms: Instrumentalist, Musician, Player
Derivative terms: Harp, Harp, Harp



Definition of Harper

1. n. A player on the harp; a minstrel.

Definition of Harper

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An occupational from=Middle English dot=) for a player of the harp. ¹

2. Noun. A harpist. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) An old Irish brass coin bearing the emblem of a harp. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Harper

1. a harpist [n -S] - See also: harpist

Harper Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Harper

haroset
haroseth
haroseths
harosets
harp
harp closure
harp closures
harp seal
harp seals
harp shackle
harpa
harpagon
harpagons
harpaxophobia
harped
harper (current term)
harpers
harpies
harpin
harping
harping iron
harping irons
harpings
harpins
harpist
harpists
harplike
harpoon
harpoon gun
harpoon line

Literary usage of Harper

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1890)
"harper took an active part in promoting the union of the secession and relief ... harper made no important contributions to literature, but enjoyed an ..."

2. The Bookman (1908)
"(harper.) $1.50. 3. The Coast of Chance. Chamberlain. (Bobbs- $1.50. 4. ... (harper.) $1.50. 5. The Lady of the Decoration. Little. (Cen6. The'Shuttle. ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"To meet the prima facie case thus made out the defendant undertook to show: (1) That Robert G. harper, a citizen of Newton County and the husband of Sarah ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"Even if the plaintiff had learned as a fact that harper was buying wheat through Wilshire, that would not have been notice that the statement in the ..."

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