hewgag definition

  • noun:
    • A toy musical instrument composed of a hollow wood pipe, about 4 ins lengthy and half an inch in diameter, with a hole near one end and sealed with parchment at the other, making, whenever blown, a loud doleful noise. It was in use about 1856. Hence—2. An imaginary guitar feigned is loudly sounded on events of unique jubilation.

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