hunting horn


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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.
References in classic literature ?
After the cry of the hounds came the deep tones of the wolf call from Daniel's hunting horn; the pack joined the first three hounds and they could be heard in full cry, with that peculiar lift in the note that indicates that they are after a wolf.
*** 14/1 HUNTING HORN - Well beaten by Enable and Crystal Ocean on his last two starts and has no chance.
Frankie Dettori had the 4-6 favourite in the ideal pitch in second place behind the Aidan-O'Brien-trained Hunting Horn before asking the dual Prix de 'Arc de Triomphe heroine to go and win her race.
The Eclipse form itself looks sound, with Magical (122) giving her pacemaker Hunting Horn a similar beating to Ascot, and the improving Regal Reality finding further progress to an RPR of 121 in backing up his previous course-anddistance defeat of subsequent winner Matterhorn.
Sir Michael Stoute's 3-1 shot was always prominent under Frankie Dettori and made steady headway to catch leader Hunting Horn turning for home.
IN addition to his assault on Chester this week, Aidan O'Brien will target Belmot Park on Saturday, with Hunting Horn and Magic Wand both on course to contest the Grade 1 Man o' War Stakes.
Hunting Horn, Old Persian and Racing History settled just behind as Rey De Oro went on.
And with no challenge from the rest of the field, he managed to create enough gap once on the home straight, and cruised to victory, leading two more foreign runners -- Jerome Reynier's Royal Julius and Aidan O'Brien's Hunting Horn -- to the paddock.
One man who did understand what had been achieved was Brigadier General John Vaughan "Tally Ho VC" Campbell - the maverick famed for blowing a hunting horn in battle, who had trained the troops of 137th (Staffordshire) Brigade to capture the supposedly impregnable Hindenburg Line in less than 150 minutes.
NMM 2488--As Tritle described, this instrument is a two-coiled hunting horn (trompe de chasse) in D by maker Jospeh Raoux (1725-1800).
The O'Brien-trained Hunting Horn will line up too on his return from the United States.
From the rail out, the field includes Real Story (20-1), Platinum Warrior (10-1), Bandua (20-1), Carrick (20-1), Pont Du Gard (30-1), Ming (20-1), Captivating Moon (20-1), Untamed Domian (5-1), Analyze It (2-1), Sniper Kitten (12-1), Dubby Dubbie (20-1) and Lucius Tiberius (12-1) and Hunting Horn (7-2)