We had neglected to furnish ourselves with a tin horn, and the vigorous use of lung power failed to achieve the desired result.
They bought every tin horn they could find, and at least a dozen cow bells.
See, I have a tin horn, all the Princeton men carry tin horns.
But at that moment a loud blast from the tin horn summoned them to dinner.
Now they's nothin' sweeter'n a tin horn, 'thout 'tis a melodious conch-shell utterin' its voice like a turkle-dove.
Slander iz played on a tin horn, while truth steals forth like the dieing song ov a lute.
A smaller owl near at hand cried ko-ko-ko-oh with the intonation of a tin horn.
His thin arms swung aimlessly, and his roaring voice had no more heart in it than the blare of a tin horn.
The musings of this dreamer in a tree-top were interrupted by the peremptory notes of a tin horn from the farmhouse below.
But our first performance was to be at night: and at the first toot of the tin horn we assembled in expectation of a "good time."
A petty but flashy gambler, or any person with those characteristics: denunciations of punks, tin-horns, and gyps
[entry form 1857+, variant 1885+; fr the horn-shaped metal can used by chuck-a-luck operators for shaking the dice; the notion of inferiority comes fr the presumed superiority of other, more sophisticated kinds of gambling, and fr the generalized inferiority of tin to other metals]