huntsman's horn

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n huntsman's horn pitcher plant of southeastern United States having erect yellow trumpet-shaped pitchers with wide mouths and erect lids
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Usage

In literature:

Not a cloud marred the beauty of the blue sky; all the snow had fallen to earth; once more the huntsman's horn awoke the echoes.
"The Man-Wolf and Other Tales" by Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
The stag detecting the huntsman's horn could not have started with more wild emotion.
"Henrietta Temple A Love Story" by Benjamin Disraeli
At the large town of Montreal begins the quiet course, and below Quebec the St. Lawrence opens out like a huntsman's horn.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
Foxes lived and bred there year after year, and died without ever hearing the music of the huntsman's horn.
"Dick o' the Fens" by George Manville Fenn
One coat was already finished and she had begun the second, when she heard a huntsman's horn and was struck with fear.
"Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen
All appeared happy, as they waited for the huntsman's horn to signal the array.
"The Child Wife" by Mayne Reid
One coat was already finished and she had begun the second when she heard a huntsman's horn and was struck with fear.
"The Fairy Ring" by Various
But, the blowing of the huntsman's horn seems to be an indispensable attribute to the furious chase.
"Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)" by Carl Engel
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In poetry:

With wine and tapers sparkling round,
The night flew swift away;
In huntsman's dress, with horn and hound,
He met the dawning day.
"The Lass Of Fair Wone" by Charlotte Dacre
Thy rest was deep at the slumberer's hour
If thou didst not hear the blast
Of the savage horn, from the mountain-tower,
As the Wild Night-Huntsman pass'd,
And the roar of the stormy chase went by,
Through the dark unquiet sky!
"The Wild Huntsman" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans