any of several venomous snakes, especially the Egyptian cobra or the horned viper.
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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
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
an archaic name for the aspen
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.
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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.)
any of various dark-colored, solid, bituminous substances, native in various areas of the earth and composed mainly of hydrocarbon mixtures. a similar substance that is the by-product of petroleum-cracking operations. a mixture of such substances with gravel, crushed rock, or the like, used for paving. to cover or pave with asphalt. of, relating to, or […]
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any large, crowded city or urban area regarded as a dangerous place where people are engaged in a struggle for survival. Contemporary Examples asphalt jungle is sometimes considered the first heist movie, but for me it all starts with Rififi. Book Bag: The Best Heists in Fact, Film, and Fiction Matthew Quirk June 5, 2014 […]
- Asphalt paper
paper treated with asphalt, as to increase toughness or water resistance. Historical Examples It is a good plan to wrap bud wood in tar or asphalt paper when storing it. Growing Nuts in the North Carl Weschcke
- Asphalt rock
a rock formation, usually of limestone or sandstone, containing large amounts of bitumens.
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