a fear of robbers or being robbed
Greek harpax ‘robber’
[hahr-per] /ˈhɑr pər/ noun 1. a person who plays the . 2. a person who on a subject. 3. Numismatics. (def 5). [hahr-per] /ˈhɑr pər/ noun 1. James, 1795–1869, and his brothers John, 1797–1875, (Joseph) Wesley, 1801–70, and Fletcher, 1806–77, U.S. printers and publishers. 2. a male or female given name. /ˈhɑːpə/ noun 1. Stephen […]
[hahr-perz] /ˈhɑr pərz/ noun 1. a town in NE West Virginia at the confluence of the Shenandoah and Potomac rivers: site of John Brown’s raid 1859. The place now in West Virginia where the militant abolitionist John Brown was captured in 1859, after he seized a federal arsenal there.
noun 1. a city in SE Michigan, near Detroit.
[hahr-pee] /ˈhɑr pi/ noun, plural Harpies. 1. Classical Mythology. a ravenous, filthy monster having a woman’s head and a bird’s body. 2. (lowercase) a scolding, nagging, bad-tempered woman; shrew. 3. (lowercase) a greedy, predatory person. /ˈhɑːpɪ/ noun (pl) -pies 1. a cruel grasping woman /ˈhɑːpɪ/ noun (pl) -pies 1. (Greek myth) a ravenous creature with […]
[hahr-ping] /ˈhɑr pɪŋ/ noun, Shipbuilding. 1. any of several horizontal members at the ends of a vessel for holding cant frames in position until the shell planking or plating is attached.