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synonyms for foghorn

  • alarm
  • signal
  • siren
  • danger signal
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How to use foghorn in a sentence

You know at Yale they called him 'Foghorn' Harwood, and they put him in front to lead the cheering at all the big games.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
The musician, smiling and tousled, was at my bedside, raising a foghorn to his lips with deadly intention.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
I hoped to do so without help, by using the edge of the sand; but if he heard a long whistle he was to blow the foghorn.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
We hove-to, keeping the foghorn going with its melancholy bray.
THE LOG OF A SEA-WAIFFRANK T. BULLEN
Night was coming on and, to accent the loneliness, from somewhere in the dusky dimness a great foghorn groaned at intervals.
GALUSHA THE MAGNIFICENTJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
Once a minute the foghorn blew and once a minute Galusha Bangs jumped as if he were hearing it for the first time.
GALUSHA THE MAGNIFICENTJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
Anybody but a graven image would notice the Gould's Bluffs foghorn.
GALUSHA THE MAGNIFICENTJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
The foghorn boomed just here, but even after the sound had subdued Little Cherry Blossom seemed to find it difficult to proceed.
GALUSHA THE MAGNIFICENTJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
He marched forward and began to work the foot-power foghorn vigorously.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS ON STATION ISLANDMARGARET PENROSE
Don had started to shake his head when Foghorn Frank's voice boomed out.
AND THEN THE TOWN TOOK OFFRICHARD WILSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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