from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a tone or sound like that coming from a cavity; deep-toned.
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As in past San Francisco appearances, he sounded somewhat wooly and hollow-toned.
Self-struck, does the tongue of the hollow-toned bell
Bashmet's viola seemed to come from a separate, ethereal plane, his playing cool, floating and hollow-toned, his vibrato subdued, his intonation darker.
He was perplexed; he was doubtful whether to attribute it to supernatural or human agency: the more he thought, the more he became agitated; and when, at the expiration of an hour, the hollow-toned clock tolled one, he started as though the shadowy figure of the mopk stood before him.