(music) A bugle, normally having three spirals, on which signals are blown during a hunt.
Alternative spelling of hunting horn.
Hunting-horn Sentence Examples
At length, Sir Guy made his choice, grabbed the hunting-horn and blew a loud blast.
The Field of November 6, 18 75, p. 512, contains an engraving of a hunting-horn then in the possession of the late master of the Cheshire hounds, and upon the horn is the inscription: - "Thomas Boothby, Esq., Tooley Park, Leicester.
In dark winter mornings, or in short winter afternoons, I sometimes heard a pack of hounds threading all the woods with hounding cry and yelp, unable to resist the instinct of the chase, and the note of the hunting-horn at intervals, proving that man was in the rear.
I remember well one gaunt Nimrod who would catch up a leaf by the roadside and play a strain on it wilder and more melodious, if my memory serves me, than any hunting-horn.