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vamphorn

[vamp-hawrn] /ˈvæmpˌhɔrn/
noun
1.
a megaphone in use during the 18th and early 19th centuries for public address in church services.
Origin
vamp1 + horn; so called from its use in amplifying one voice as an accompaniment in choral singing
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