Definition of Shophar

1. Noun. An ancient musical horn made from the horn of a ram; used in ancient times by the Israelites to sound a warning or a summons; used in synagogues today on solemn occasions.

Exact synonyms: Shofar
Generic synonyms: Horn



Definition of Shophar

1. shofar [n -PHARS or -PHROTH] - See also: shofar

Shophar Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Shophar Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shophar

shope
shopfloor
shopfloors
shopfront
shopfronts
shopful
shopfuls
shopgirl
shopgirls
shopgoer
shopgoers
shopgrift
shopgrifted
shopgrifting
shopgrifts
shophar (current term)
shophars
shophouse
shophouses
shophroth
shopkeep
shopkeeper
shopkeeperly
shopkeepers
shopkeeping
shopkeeps
shopless
shoplift
shoplifted
shoplifter

Literary usage of Shophar

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

1. Last Winter in Rome by Charles Richard Weld (1865)
"... rifled—Discovery of the Body of St. Cecilia — Catacomb of thf Ancient Jews—The shophar—Numerous Bones—Great Interv* of the Catacombs —Fulfilment of ..."

2. The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia by James Orr (1915)
"Nero is said to have been desirous of renown as a piper. (7) The shophar ... The shophar was a trumpet, curved at the end like a horn (beren), and Straight ..."

3. New Edition of the Babylonian Talmud (1903)
"Our case is that of a shophar belonging to the community; the case adduced treated of one that belongs to a private party (therefore it is permissible). ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Shophar

Search for Shophar on Dictionary.com!Search for Shophar on Thesaurus.com!Search for Shophar on Google!Search for Shophar on Wikipedia!

Search