Origin of mouth harp
An Americanism dating back to 1900–05
Also called harp.
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Examples from the Web for mouth harp
Finally he complained that he could not find his mouth-harp.
When he dropped the mouth-harp, he lay very still for a time, though his lips moved incessantly.
One of them has a mouth-harp which he plays upon, now and then opening his hands hollowed around the instrument.Back Home