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a wooden slat that produces a roaring sound when whirled around one’s head on the end of a string or thong, used by some peoples of the world in religious ceremonies and by others as a toy.
Historical Examples

The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life Emile Durkheim
Evolution in Art Alfred C. Haddon
Custom and Myth Andrew Lang
Custom and Myth Andrew Lang
Anthropology Robert Marett
Custom and Myth Andrew Lang
Custom and Myth Andrew Lang
The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story Various
Custom and Myth Andrew Lang
Custom and Myth Andrew Lang


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