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Ear trumpet   /ɪr trˈəmpət/   Listen
Ear trumpet

A conical acoustic device formerly used to direct sound to the ear of a hearing-impaired person.  Synonym: hearing aid.

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"Ear trumpet" Quotes from Famous Books

... rather deaf, has made an ear trumpet of his hand and drawn his chair up. "Ah! I can follow it," he says. "It is the fox and the grapes." And as there is a murmur of "Hush," at this interruption, he adds: "Yes, yes, he recites with intelligence, ...
— Monsieur, Madame and Bebe, Complete • Gustave Droz

Words linked to "Ear trumpet" :   acoustic device

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