Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as moose-call.

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Examples

  • A froth was on Dol Farrar's lips, his eyes were reddened, he puffed hard through spread nostrils, like a young horse which has been trying its mettle for the first time, as he lowered that moose-horn, lifted his head, and cocked his ears to listen.

    Camp and Trail A Story of the Maine Woods

  • "You'll get there, boy," said Herb, surveying him with approval, as he stood outside the camp-door with the moose-horn to his lips.

    Camp and Trail A Story of the Maine Woods

  • His eyes were afire, his eyelids shut and opened with their quick snap, his lips moved after he had finished speaking, his fingers twitched upon the moose-horn.

    Camp and Trail A Story of the Maine Woods

  • As he hauled forth its contents, and strewed them on the ground, the first article which made its appearance was the moose-horn; it had been carefully stowed in on top.

    Camp and Trail A Story of the Maine Woods

  • Suddenly there came a piercing shout from the direction of the river, followed by a wild call for him through Jackpine's moose-horn.

    Back to God's Country and Other Stories

  • Williams took down his birch-bark moose-horn and bellowed a weird signal to Cummins, who opened a crack of his door to listen, with

    The Honor of the Big Snows

  • That was old Hewey's moose-horn that they were _booing_ through; they borrowed it of the old man, on their way up, pretending they were going moose-hunting. "

    When Life Was Young At the Old Farm in Maine

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