Definition of Hesped

1. hesp [v] - See also: hesp



Lexicographical Neighbors of Hesped

hesitaters
hesitates
hesitating
hesitatingly
hesitation
hesitation wound
hesitation wounds
hesitations
hesitative
hesitatively
hesitativeness
hesitator
hesitators
hesitatory
hesp
hesped (current term)
hesperadin
hesperetin
hesperian
hesperid
hesperidene
hesperides
hesperidia
hesperidin
hesperidins
hesperidium
hesperids
hesperium
hesperomyinae
hesperornis

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. ..."

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