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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An ancient Hebrew musical instrument, usually made of the curved horn of a ram. Also written shofar.

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  • n. an ancient musical horn made from the horn of a ram; used in ancient times by the Israelites to sound a warning or a summons; used in synagogues today on solemn occasions

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