a signal horn operated by compressed air or steam.
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How to use typhon in a sentence
The Egyptians did not apply themselves to commerce until a very late period; they had a horror of the sea; it was their typhon.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
In M. typhon it is longer than the anterior ones, and bifid at the apex; in M. lanigerum they are equal in length.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4) | William Kirby
And so, old man as I am, with a sad heart I left my home and my grandchildren to go forth into this foreign typhon's land.
She and her virgins ran to these flames, while Horus led the youths to battle against typhon on the opposite shore.
At last Horus, the young springing power of nature, is grown up and conquers typhon, or the scorching drought.
British Dictionary definitions for Typhon
Greek myth a monster and one of the whirlwinds: later confused with his father Typhoeus
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