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post horn

noun
1.
a straight or coiled copper or brass horn with no valves or slide, originally used to announce mail coaches.
Origin of post horn
1665-1675
First recorded in 1665-75
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British Dictionary definitions for post horn

post horn

noun
1.
a simple valveless natural horn consisting of a long tube of brass or copper, either straight or coiled; formerly often used to announce the arrival of a mailcoach
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