Definitions for "Bull-roarer"
A contrivance consisting of a slat of wood tied to the end of a thong or string, with which the slat is whirled so as to cause an intermittent roaring noise. It is used as a toy, and among some races in certain religious rites.
a carved piece of wood or stone which is whiled at the end of a long cord to produce a mysterious roaring sound, part of the religious traditions of many cultures
a flat board with a hole in one end with twisted hair-string attached through the hole
a primitive sort of flute
a primitive wind instrument, consisting in a small board made of wood, bone or of metal, in the shape of lancet, with sometimes intented outlines, attached to the fingers or a handle by a cord