Definition of Hesped
1. hesp [v] - See also: hesp
Lexicographical Neighbors of Hesped
Literary usage of Hesped
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. With Poet and Player: Essays on Literature and the Stage by William Davenport Adams (1891)
"Such self-imposed troubles have always had a great fascination for the ingenious. The aforesaid hesped is practically a gigantic exercise in alliteration, ..."
2. The English Illustrated Magazine (1897)
"He went straight to his old synagogue, where he knew a hesped or funeral service on a famous Maggid [preacher] was to be held. He could scarcely get in, ..."
3. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1822)
"V represents a third method of constructing'the main suspender, by a combination of bars piled or laid laterally, and hesped tight over a joint formed by a ..."
4. Jewish Life in the Middle Ages by Israel ( Abrahams (1919)
"... be moved to tears on a day which should be all joy.2 For a similar reason no hesped, or eulogy of a deceased worthy, was allowed on the Sabbath day. ..."