from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The old hunting-horn, without valves, from which the modern orchestral or French horn was derived; the corno di caccia. See horn.


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  • "It was Sunday, a popular night for balls and fetes, and I could hear the distant blast of a waldhorn signaling a bacchanal."
    The Stockholm Octavo by Karen Engelmann, p 13

    June 27, 2013