Definition of Trompe

1. Noun. (obsolete) A trumpet; a trump. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trompe

1. a device used for supplying air to a furnace [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Trompe

tromboners
trombones
tromboney
trombonist
trombonists
tromboon
tromboons
tromethamine
tromino
trominoes
trominos
trommel
trommels
tromp
tromp-l'oeil
trompe (current term)
trompe-d'œil
trompe-l'oeil
trompe-l'oeil(a)
trompe d'œil
trompe l'oeil
tromped
trompement
trompements
trompes
trompil
trompillo
tromping
tromps
tron

Literary usage of Trompe

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"The name of trompe is not exactly correct. The tongue is not hollow, and in fact all that can be properly styled tongue is the little horny piece which ..."

2. Proceedings by International Congress of Americanists (1875)
"127) avec la seule et singulière différence que dans celle-ci on ne voit pas la phrase : si la mémoire ne me trompe pas, du discours indiqué par l'Hist. ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"S'il existe beaucoup de variétés produites par l'effet des circonstances, ces variétés ne dénaturent point les espèces : mais on se trompe, sans doute ..."

4. A Dictionary of Musical Terms: Containing Upwards of 9,000 English, French by Theodore Baker (1895)
"trompe'te; Fr. trom- pette; It. trom'ba.) An orchestral metal wind-instr. having a tube of somewhat narrow scale, and a cupped mouthpiece ; the convolutions ..."

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