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  1. Bill, pen name of Smith, Charles Henry.
  2. Hans [hahns] /hɑns/or Jean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/, 1888?–1966, French painter and sculptor.
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  1. Stock Exchange. adjustable-rate preferred.
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Examples from the Web for arp

Historical Examples of arp

  • 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.

  • Boy takes me up avenue of heroic-sized scriptural statues, introduces me to "Mose," "Dahvit mit de 'arp," and others.

British Dictionary definitions for arp


  1. 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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