Origin of ear trumpet
Examples from the Web for ear trumpet
This was rather an ear-trumpet than a speaking-trumpet, and it is certain that the former was invented before the latter.
But it was the ear-trumpet, rendered necessary by her deafness, which afforded the greatest entertainment.Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century|W. H. Davenport Adams
Her hair was a rich raw sienna, and any man would have made love to her had she but carried an ear-trumpet.Marge Askinforit|Barry Pain
And Joe snatched the ear-trumpet out of his hand, and jerked it over a shed into the field behind.
The ear-trumpet described furious circles in the air—another danger signal, as I knew from experience.Rebel women|Evelyn Sharp