Aspis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Aspis horned vipers
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n aspis Same as asp or aspic. Also used as a generic term.
    • n aspis A genus of coleopterous insects. Germar.
    • n aspis A genus of lepidopterous insects.
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Usage

In literature:

The Romans landed near the town of Clupea, or Aspis, which they took, and there established their head-quarters.
"A Smaller History of Rome" by William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
And than Wekes aspyed them commyng; and he and Bernay and ij.
"The Paston Letters, Volume IV (of 6)"
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In poetry:

All she sawe, and herde theire moane
As Aspis dothe the charme;
By and by she bayed them both
As guyltye of theyre harme.
"The Faire Amarillis" by Edward Dyer

In news:

Aspy , 77, of Decatur, died today in Fort Wayne.
"Chip" Shew (left) receives the award for leadership excellence from ASPI president Bob Gallo (President, Voith Paper North America) at ASPI's Spring 2011 Meeting.
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