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horn
  • noun
    A hard permanent outgrowth, often curved and pointed, found in pairs on the heads of cattle, sheep, goats, giraffes, etc. and consisting of a core of bone encased in keratinized skin.
    The substance of which horns are composed. (powdered rhino horn)
    A horn-shaped projection or object.
    A wind instrument, conical in shape or wound into a spiral, originally made from an animal horn (now typically brass) and played by lip vibration.
    A device sounding a warning or other signal. (a car horn)
    verb
    (of an animal) butt or gore with the horns. (the bull horned him out of the way)
    Be unfaithful to (one's husband or wife) (all the time he was horning his wife)

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