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sharp

1. Music
a. denoting a note that has been raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone
b. (of an instrument, voice, etc.) out of tune by being or tending to be too high in pitch
2. Music
a. an accidental that raises the pitch of the following note by one chromatic semitone.
b. a note affected by this accidental
3. any medical instrument with sharp point or edge, esp a hypodermic needle

Sharp

Cecil (James). 1859--1924, British musician, best known for collecting, editing, and publishing English folk songs

sharp

(character)
References in classic literature ?
Don't stand staring at me, but do look sharp, will you?
I sought to reason with him, but he signed to me to look sharp, and I removed the sock.
The path by the side of the torrent was so narrow that one had to look sharp, when he heard a cow-bell, and hunt for a place that was wide enough to accommodate a cow and a Christian side by side, and such places were not always to be had at an instant's notice.
Maguire has been playing catch up, but he's starting to look sharp now.
Sainsbury's Tu School Uniforms WITH fabrics that retain their shape for up to 100 washes, Tu uniforms feature non-iron shirts and heat set materials to ensure creases look sharp after washing.
Look sharp in Reiss' Rosalie double breasted blazer, PS112, www.