ram's horn


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ram's horn

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n. Judaism
A shofar.
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Noun1.ram's horn - annual of southern United States to Mexico having large whitish or yellowish flowers mottled with purple and a long curving beak
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Proboscidea, Proboscidea - in some classifications included in the genus Martynia and hence the two taxonomic names for some of the unicorn plants
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To make the jacket sit yet more close to the body, it was gathered at the middle by a broad leathern belt, secured by a brass buckle; to one side of which was attached a sort of scrip, and to the other a ram's horn, accoutred with a mouthpiece, for the purpose of blowing.
The ram's horn broke off as it tumbled down the hillside, but Whipple's hunting partner spotted it sitting in a small rockslide days after the kill.
answers WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN: Mary Baker Eddy; A ram's horn; Malta; 1982.
5. "Blessed are You, Lord our God, king of the universe, who sanctifies us with his commandments and commanded us to hear the sound of the shofar." -- prayer read after the sounding of a shofar 6 a hollowed out ram's horn which is traditionally blown up to 100 times.
Another Jew at great danger to himself blew a ram's horn, the sound of renewal.
The piercing note of a shofar - a ram's horn used in Jewish religious ceremonies - cuts through the mountain air of the Galilee.
Handgun grips can be crafted from a myriad of materials such as ivory, ram's horn, stag, plain or fancy woods and a whole gamut of synthetics from micarta to various polymers, even plastics.
The shofar is traditionally a ram's horn but it can be the horn of any kosher animal with the exception of a bull.
At the consecration, Canon White will carry her pastoral staff, presented to her by the Diocese of Newcastle, and made with a traditional Northumbrian ram's horn by Neville Straker of Amble.
The silver plated ram's horn once belonged to previous curator Dr Alfred S Robinson who was sadly killed in 1941 when the Zetland Club was bombed.
The mournful wail of the "shofar'' - a traditional Jewish ram's horn symbolizing freedom - rang out as participants prayed for the victims near the camp's red-brick entrance and its railway lines to the gas chambers.
Since that time I have spent everything from $5 for a pair of B-Western faux stags at gun shows all the way up to several hundreds of dollars for ivory, stag, pearl, bone and ram's horn. Now there is a much easier, and certainly less expensive way to personalize sixguns and that way is Rio Grande Custom Grips.