What does the word cornet mean?

Usage examples for cornet

  1. " Well," said the cornet player, " we knew this was a big show, and we presumed you would be a good director, and we thought the practice would do us good." – Continuous Vaudeville by Will M. Cressy
  2. She fitted up the stable with a stage and seats, and persuaded a neighbor who played the cornet to act as 'band. – The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson by Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez