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  • n. A tune played on the horn very early in the morning to call out the hunters; hence, any rousing sound or call.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tune played on the horn very early in the morning to call out the hunters; hence, any arousing sound or call.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The tune or call formerly played on the horn under the windows of sportsmen to awaken them; hence, in literature, something calculated to arouse.

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