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date: 10 December 2019

Bronjalocked

  • Anna Borg-Cardona

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Maltese name for the end-blown conch horn. The large shell, generally a Triton (Charonia lampas), was formerly sounded on the Maltese Islands to send messages; for example, flour millers blew the shell to inform farmers in surrounding fields that the wind was favourable for grinding. The wheat and corn would then hastily be transported to the windmill. The ...

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