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[ahrp] /ɑrp/
Bill, pen name of Smith, Charles Henry.
[hahns] /hɑns/ (Show IPA),
or Jean
[zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/ (Show IPA),
1888?–1966, French painter and sculptor.


Stock Exchange. adjustable-rate preferred. Unabridged
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  • In the hands of some growers it is thought to be Arp, which it closely resembles.

    The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • Mr. Arp was waiting in the hall, talking in a low voice to Mrs. Pike.

  • Marteau, if that good Saint Pierre gives you some day a gold 'Arp still you would holler bad luck—bad job!

  • The season of Arp is from a month to five weeks earlier than Elberta and for so early a peach is remarkably long.

    The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • Boy takes me up avenue of heroic-sized scriptural statues, introduces me to "Mose," "Dahvit mit de 'Arp," and others.

  • Then followed a bellow from a raucous throat: "Has fur ur 'Arp, we 'anged 'em hup hupon the trees that hare thurin."

    The Parish Clerk (1907) Peter Hampson Ditchfield
  • E may be 'appy with an 'Arp in 'eaven, or 'e may be a-groanin' in an 'ospital with a poultice where 'is face ought to be.

    Adventures of Bindle Herbert George Jenkins
  • Attention is called to the fact that the June Elberta in the hands of some growers is Arp.

    The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick
British Dictionary definitions for Arp


/French arp/
Jean (ʒɑ̃) or Hans (hans). 1887– 1966, Alsatian sculptor, painter, and poet, cofounder of the Dada movement in Zürich, noted particularly for his abstract organic sculptures based on natural forms
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