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foghorn

noun fog·horn \ˈfg-ˌhrn, ˈfäg-\

: a horn on a boat, ship, etc., that makes a loud, deep sound and is used in foggy weather to warn nearby ships

Full Definition of FOGHORN

1
:  a horn (as on a ship) sounded in a fog to give warning
2
:  a loud hoarse voice
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First Known Use of FOGHORN

1848
FOGHORN Defined for Kids

foghorn

noun fog·horn \ˈfg-ˌhrn, ˈfäg-\

Definition of FOGHORN for Kids

:  a loud horn sounded in foggy weather to give warning

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