Definition of Shophars
1. shophar [n] - See also: shophar
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shophars
Literary usage of Shophars
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1906)
"Other exhibits which render the collection well worthy of a visit from all interested in art and archaeology, are the several shophars, or ram's-horn ..."
2. The Witch of En-dor and Other Poems by Francis Saltus Saltus (1891)
"... and shophars, While the blue depths of calm Tiberias glistened Beneath a world of " Alas! the enchantment passed, while fast and faster Continuous evil ..."
3. Last Winter in Rome by Charles Richard Weld (1865)
"shophars are generally made of ram's horns, in remembrance of the ram which was caught by the horns in the bush when Abraham was about offering up his son ..."
4. A Treatise on the Accentuation of the Twenty-one So-called Prose Books of by William Wickes (1887)
"... had a ' sustained,' nn ' ascending ' or a ' descending ' melody; and thus (speaking roughly) one may say that the three shophars arc explained. ..."