Origin of foghorn
Examples from the Web for foghorn
Dreyfuss enthusiastically deploys the Foghorn Leghorn manner of the mid-19th century pre-microphone politician.
"Seven shillings," shouted somebody with a voice like a foghorn.The Manxman|Hall Caine
You know at Yale they called him 'Foghorn' Harwood, and they put him in front to lead the cheering at all the big games.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
He would have a future before him as a foghorn were it only possible to make him call at will!Glimpses of Indian Birds|Douglas Dewar
Often a foghorn comparatively near at hand will belch forth its warning and its voice be swallowed up in this strange stillness.Steve and the Steam Engine|Sara Ware Bassett
With these safeguards a motor boat can be easily located, except in a fog, when the foghorn must be kept going.The Launch Boys' Cruise in the Deerfoot|Edward S. Ellis