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cowbell

a metal percussion instrument usually mounted on the bass drum or hand-held and struck with a drumstick
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Mississippi State proceeded to win the game, and a tradition emerged thereafter of bringing and ringing cowbells at games.
On the two holidays, men in Almonacid del Marquesado dress up in colorful devil-type costumes and tie up cowbells around their waists.
The groom's cake was a two-tiered chocolate cake decorated with a life-size edible Mississippi State University cowbell.
The expected elements are there - the cowbells, wistful horns and lush strings - but an insistent sense of threatening doom adds drama and tension.
The cowbells will begin arriving about (checks his watch), Oct.
The hundreds of different-sized cowbells, the embossed metal handicrafts and woven wall panels from India give a hint of old-world charm.
Singer James Murphy even chimes in with some drumming of cowbells and cymbals.
Not even a mountain of snow, or the clanging of Austrian cowbells, would make it look like the real thing.
More than 150,000 fans packed the streets of downtown Vancouver while the sounds of cowbells and woodpeckers provided the perfect backing vocals for the party atmosphere in the Whistler mountains.
Did I become a success because of frizzy Afros, Roman candles, cowbells and deadheading?
Megaphones, cowbells and keyboards give them their distinctive electro-rock sound and singers and drummers wandering around stage with pink feather boas tucked into jeans give them a surrealism that can only be described as enthralling.