trumpeting


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trum·pet·ing

(trum'pĕt-ing)
A widening of the long bone metaphyses.
References in classic literature ?
Behind them the uprooted tree crashed heavily to the ground, carrying with it the lesser trees in its path and then Tantor, realizing that his prey had escaped him, set up once more his hideous trumpeting and followed at a rapid charge upon their trail.
And as soon as there was a lull you could hear his high-pitched yells of encouragement to Kala Nag, above the trumpeting and crashing, and snapping of ropes, and groans of the tethered elephants.
There was one blast of furious trumpeting from the lines, and then the silence shut down on everything, and Kala Nag began to move.