from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of several venomous snakes, especially the viper Vipera aspis of southern Europe, the cobra Naja haje of Africa and the Middle East, or the horned viper.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A European tree of the poplar family, Populus tremula.
- noun A very venomous serpent of Egypt, celebrated in connection with the story of Cleopatra's suicide.
- noun The common viper or adder of Europe, a feebly poisonous serpent, formerly named Vipera communis, now Pelias berus, of the family Viperidæ. See cut under
- noun A name of sundry other poisonous serpents.
- noun Aspic and aspick are obsolete or poetic forms.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) Same as
- noun (Zoöl.) A small, hooded, poisonous serpent of Egypt and adjacent countries, whose bite is often fatal. It is the
Naja haje. The name is also applied to other poisonous serpents, esp. to Vipera aspisof southern Europe. See haje.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun archaic A water
- noun A
venomous vipernative to southwestern Europe (Vipera aspis).
- noun The Egyptian cobra (
- noun A type of European
- noun An
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun of southern Europe; similar to but smaller than the adder
- noun cobra used by the Pharaohs as a symbol of their power over life and death
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
"The bark of what we call asp-wood, ma'am, which is a kind of sallow; they lay up great quantities of it in the autumn as a provision for winter, when they are frozen up for some months."
I quickly started building my site and actually made it somewhat functional although most pages where in asp, others in asp. net.
The missing cobra is an adolescent of its hooded species, which is believed to be the type of snake that was called an asp in antiquity.
When Marcus says “No caching functionality in asp. net is used” he probably means that content caching is not involved.
The asp is a serpent who blocks his or her ears to avoid being enchanted by music.
The Egyptian ichneumon, when it sees the serpent called the asp, does not attack it until it has called in other ichneumons to help; to meet the blows and bites of their enemy the assailants beplaster themselves with mud, by first soaking in the river and then rolling on the ground.
The asp is the largest and most beautiful of all; but that never, of its own accord, quits the
It stuck in his ribs, and in scorn of the writer, and sceptical of her penning it, he tugged to pull it out, and broke the shaft, but left the rankling arrow-head: -- she had traced the lines, and though tyranny racked her to do that thing, his agony followed her hand over the paper to her name, which fixed and bit in him like the deadly-toothed arrow-head called asp, and there was no uprooting it.
It stuck in his ribs, and in scorn of the writer, and sceptical of her penning it, he tugged to pull it out, and broke the shaft, but left the rankling arrow-head: -- she had traced the lines, and though tyranny racked her to do that thing, his agony followed her hand over the paper to her name, which fixed and bit in him like the deadly - toothed arrow-head called asp, and there was no uprooting it.
There is a kind of asp called ypnalis, because it kills you by sending you to sleep.