Asp



any of several venomous snakes, especially the Egyptian cobra or the horned viper.
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Historical Examples

And the suckling child shall play on the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the basilisk’s den.
The Common Sense of Socialism John Spargo

Fierce is the dragon and cunning the asp; but woman has the malice of both.
The Necessity of Atheism Dr. D.M. Brooks

It represented a Moor bringing to Cleopatra a basket of flowers, containing the asp by whose bite she destroyed herself.
The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete Madame du Hausset, an “Unknown English Girl” and the Princess Lamballe

The asp was worshipped by the Egyptians under the name of urus.
History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 1 (of 12) G. Maspero

I arrived at the hamlet wearied out, for my forces were no longer the same since the bite of the asp.
A Strange Story, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Cleopatra was caused by the death of an asp which she dissolved in a wine cup.
What Is Man? And Other Stories Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

The asp (Naja haje) has a less dilatable neck; it is of a greenish colour, and marked with brownish spots.
Reptiles and Birds Louis Figuier

An ancient marble at Rome represents Cleopatra with the asp on her arm.
Plutarch’s Lives, Volume IV Aubrey Stewart

It was generally believed that she had died by the bite of an asp, which a peasant had brought to her in a basket full of figs.
A Smaller History of Rome William Smith and Eugene Lawrence

I doubt it will be more like the asp in the Bible story, eh!
It Is Never Too Late to Mend Charles Reade

noun
the venomous snake, probably Naja haje (Egyptian cobra), that caused the death of Cleopatra and was formerly used by the Pharaohs as a symbol of their power over life and death See also uraeus
Also called asp viper. a viper, Vipera aspis, that occurs in S Europe and is very similar to but smaller than the adder
horned asp, another name for horned viper
noun
an archaic name for the aspen
n.

poisonous snake, 1520s, earlier aspis (mid-14c.), from Old French aspe (13c.) or directly from Latin aspidem (nominative aspis), from Greek aspis “shield;” the serpent so called probably in reference to its neck hood.

Asp abbr.
aspartic acid

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(Heb. pethen), Deut. 32:33; Job 20:14, 16; Isa. 11:8. It was probably the Egyptian cobra (Naja haje), which was very poisonous (Rom. 3:13; Gr. aspis). The Egyptians worshipped it as the _uraeus_, and it was found in the desert and in the fields. The peace and security of Messiah’s reign is represented by the figure of a child playing on the hole of the asp. (See ADDER.)

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