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trumpet-wood

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n trumpet-wood tropical American tree with large peltate leaves and hollow stems
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Usage

In literature:

We heard De Aquila's trumpets blow thin through the woods Kentward.
"Puck of Pook's Hill" by Rudyard Kipling
After the reply neither trumpet sounded again, and the troop that Harry was following stopped while yet in the woods.
"The Scouts of Stonewall" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Later a single note of the trumpet is answered by a silvery laugh in the wood.
"Symphonies and Their Meaning; Third Series, Modern Symphonies" by Philip H. Goepp
We heard De Aquila's trumpets blow thin through the woods Kentward.
"Puck of Pook's Hill" by Rudyard Kipling
A swelling martial fanfare may be made absurd by changing it from trumpets to a weak-voiced wood-wind.
"How to Listen to Music, 7th ed." by Henry Edward Krehbiel
Again the silver trumpet peals through the aisled woods.
"Canada: the Empire of the North" by Agnes C. Laut
It sounded the trumpet of alarm to the nation on the condition of their woods and forests.
"Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by John Evelyn
The last sounded like the voice of a trumpet, issuing from some dark woods, perhaps five or six miles distant.
"Germany, Bohemia, and Hungary, Visited in 1837. Vol. II" by G. R. Gleig
Not long after this, seniors roaming about the woods heard the blast of Judy's trumpet.
"Molly Brown's Senior Days" by Nell Speed
But one day a King came by, and the sound of his trumpet rang over the length of the water and through the woods.
"Edmund Dulac’s Fairy-Book" by Edmund Dulac
Far away eastwards an elephant trumpeted, and from the woods came a snarling and yelping that died away.
"Tales of Space and Time" by Herbert George Wells
And now Titania's trumpets sounded from the woods, warning all of the impending dawn.
"The Moonlit Way" by Robert W. Chambers
Then come the wood-wind and the brass, the latter in the following order: horns, trombones, trumpets.
"Principles of Orchestration" by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov
At the end, suddenly, the regimental music is there, wood-wind, trumpets, and all.
"Home Fires in France" by Dorothy Canfield
The trumpet's voice I heard, and the loud laugh Alternate rang in echoes through the woods.
"Joan of Arc" by Jane Alice Sargant
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