Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of BULL-ROARER

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bull"-roar`er\, n.
A contrivance consisting of a slat of wood tied to the end of
a thong or string, with which the slat is whirled so as to
cause an intermittent roaring noise. It is used as a toy, and
among some races in certain religious rites.

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY