bull-roarer definition

  • noun:
    • A contrivance comprising a slat of lumber tied to the end of a thong or sequence, with that the slat is whirled to be able to trigger an intermittent roaring sound. It really is made use of as a toy, and among some events in some spiritual rites.
    • A long, slim, slim bit of wood, affixed at one end to a string, by way of which it is whirled rapidly floating around, causing by its change a-deep sullen roar: a popular toy with children. Also called tundun.

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