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 Stento’rian Lungs.Stepfather and Father-in-law. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sten’toropho’nic Voice.
 
A voice proceeding from a speaking-trumpet or stentorophonic tube, such as Sir Samuel Moreland invented to be used at sea.   1
       
“I heard a formidable noise
Loud as the stentrophonic voice,
That roared far off, ‘Dispatch! and strip!’”
       
Butler: Hudibras, iii. 1.
 


 Stento’rian Lungs.Stepfather and Father-in-law. 

 
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