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Origin of bull-roarer
Words nearby bull-roarer
Example sentences from the Web for bull-roarer
When someone makes the bull-roarer resound, they say that it is the voice of the ancestor making himself heard.The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life|Emile Durkheim
The memory of the old hag and the bull-roarer was in my mind.
The bull-roarer has been, and is, a sacred and magical instrument in many and widely separated lands.
The Australian stone churinga are shaped like the wooden churinga, and these are shaped like the tundun, or 'bull-roarer.'Magic and Religion|Andrew Lang
In the first place the bull-roarer is associated with mysteries and initiations.