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1) asp. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...asp, popular name for several species of viper, one of which, the European asp (Vipera aspis), is native to S Europe. It is also a name for the Egyptian cobra (Naja...

2) asp. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...such as the small cobra (Naja haje) or the horned viper (Cerastes cornutus). Middle English aspis, from Latin, from Greek....

3) aspic 2. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Archaic An asp. French, from Old French, alteration of aspe, from Latin aspis. See asp....

4) 21324. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:21324 QUOTATION:Now every one must do after his kind, be he asp or angel, and these must. ATTRIBUTION:Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet,...

5) West Aspetuck River. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...West Aspetuck River (ASP-e-tuhk), c.15 mi/24 km long, W Conn.; rises in W Litchfield co. E of Kent; flows generally S, joining East Aspetuck R. just above junction...

6) Animals in Christian Art. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...prudence; the ape, malice, lust, and cunning; the ass, sobriety, or the Jewish nation; the asp, Christ, or Christian faith; the bee, industry; the camel, submission;...

7) aspic 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...and used as a glaze or garnish or to make a mold of meat, fish, or vegetables. French, from aspic, asp (from the resemblance of the jelly's coloration to an asp's)....

8) 50703. Shakespeare, William. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...dramatist, poet. Clown, in Antony and Cleopatra, act 5, sc. 2, l. 246-8. Referring to the asp or snake he brings to Cleopatra....

9) viper. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...mammals and lizards and hibernates in winter. Its venom is rarely fatal to humans. The asp viper, or asp (V. aspis), is a smaller species inhabiting S Europe. The...

10) Deaf Adder. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...in all directions, without having their fangs extracted." According to tradition, the asp stops its ears when the charmer utters his incantation, by applying one...

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