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trompe

 (trŏmp)
n.
An apparatus in which water falling through a perforated pipe entrains air into and down the pipe to produce an air blast for a furnace or forge.

[French, from Old French, trumpet; see trump2.]

trompe

(trɒmp)
n
(Metallurgy) an apparatus for supplying the blast of air in a forge, consisting of a thin column down which water falls, drawing in air through side openings
[C19: from French, literally: trumpet]
References in classic literature ?
Mon mari se trompe," she added, speaking in French.
I should be the first to say 'qu'on se trompe,' but unfortunately I was an eye- witness, and was also on the commission of inquiry.
You see," he said, "there's my old client, Van Trompe, has come over from Kentucky, and set all his slaves free; and he has bought a place seven miles up the creek, here, back in the woods, where nobody goes, unless they go on purpose; and it's a place that isn't found in a hurry.
Honest old John Van Trompe was once quite a considerable land-owner and slave-owner in the State of Kentucky.
Il ouvre bien son pied et trompe le goal congolais.
Curated by the Fondazione's Orwellian-sounding 'Thought Council', its opening trompe I'oeil, Louis-Leopold Boilly's Le Chat gourmand crevant une toile pour manger des harengs, is doubly deceptive.
Over his career, the artist worked in various locations, including Antwerp, Regensburg, Hamburg, and Copenhagen, and it was in the latter city where he created his signature series of trompe l'oeil (deception of the eye) paintings during 1668-1672.
The libraries have a beautiful painted trompe l'oeil ceiling.
Comment en effet avait-elle decide de le ramener sans l'avoir vu au prealable ne serait-ce que dans des videos pour ensuite declarer le lendemain que l'on s'est trompe sur la marchandise ?
The artist is Frederick Clifford Harrison, a Londonborn painter of still lifes who went on to become preeminent as a 20th century painter of trompe l'oeil pictures to give them their correct title.
A private Trompe L'Oile landing leads into the classic Golden Triangle apartment.
30pm, youth workshop with Lauren; August 19 and 20, 6pm, trompe l'oeil plates workshop with Harriet; August 22, 10am, children's art and craft workshop with Lauren and Harriet; August 23, 8pm, closing party with band.