Stentorophonic Voice

A voice proceeding from a speaking-trumpet or stentorophonic tube, such as Sir Samuel Morelard invented to be used at sea.

I heard a formidable noise
Loud as the stentrophonic voice,
That roared far off, `Dispatch! and strip!' 

Butler: Hudibras, iii. i.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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