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hunting horn

n
1. (Hunting) a long straight metal tube with a flared end and a cylindrical bore, used in giving signals in hunting. See horn9
2. (Instruments) an obsolete brass instrument from which the modern French horn was developed

hunt′ing horn`


n.
the earliest form of the modern horn, consisting of a conical tube coiled in a circle and having a flaring bell.
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Murder is afoot, and mystery, as the long-presumed-dead owner of an invaluable hunting horn reappears--is he a ghost?
O'Brien's other runners are Kew Gardens, the mount of Seamie Heffernan, Hunting Horn and Nelson, runner-up to John Gosden's Racing Post Trophy challenger Roaring Lion in the Group 2 Royal Lodge Stakes at Newmarket on his latest start.
The same hunt was out last Saturday, with riders calling the dogs with the traditional hunting horn.
Smullen earlier initiated a double when Hazapour reversed Curragh debut form with odds-on favourite Hunting Horn in the two-year-old maiden, Victory left the nine-times champion on the 71-winner mark for the season, tied with Colin Keane, who partnered Madeline Tylicki's Coeur D'Amour to victory in the two-year-old median auction fillies maiden.
Inside was a rather more prosaic affair, the beamed ceiling being liberally punctuated with ageing objets de pub: Bell's Whisky water jugs, a hunting horn, polished but unblown.
It's motley crew sat on a varied assortment of scrap saddles, and, as if it were necessary, gave warning of their approach by klaxon and hunting horn.
Among the highlights of the show is the Archer's ring made of gold, diamond and enamel dating 19th century from India, Oliphant or hunting horn dating mid-12th century from Italy, made of ivory and bronze and a powder flask dating 17th-18th century from India.
Written 15 years apart, these two symphonies bear interesting similarities and contrasts to each other; the former's being an impetuous first effort that spoke of boundless joy as well as the joys of the forest, with hunting horn calls resounding.
The Czech tradition began as early as the moment the "French" hunting horn made its way indoors from the muddy fox hunts into the lavish ceremonies of the Austrian Imperial Courts.
A MAN with strong religious beliefs disrupted a seafront Remembrance ceremony when he blew a hunting horn and shouted about God, a court heard yesterday.