Definition of horn :
1. A curved projection on the fore part of a plane.
2. A drinking cup, or beaker, as having been originally made of the horns of cattle.
3. A hard, projecting, and usually pointed organ, growing upon the heads of certain animals, esp. of the ruminants, as cattle, goats, and the like. The hollow horns of the Ox family consist externally of true horn, and are never shed.
4. A symbol of strength, power, glory, exaltation, or pride.
5. A vessel made of a horn; esp., one designed for containing powder; anciently, a small vessel for carrying liquids.
6. A wind instrument of music; originally, one made of a horn ( of an ox or a ram); now applied to various elaborately wrought instruments of brass or other metal, resembling a horn in shape.
7. An emblem of a cuckold; - used chiefly in the plural.
8. An incurved, tapering and pointed appendage found in the flowers of the milkweed ( Asclepias).
9. Any natural projection or excrescence from an animal, resembling or thought to resemble a horn in substance or form; esp.: ( a) A projection from the beak of a bird, as in the hornbill. ( b) A tuft of feathers on the head of a bird, as in the horned owl. ( c) A hornlike projection from the head or thorax of an insect, or the head of a reptile, or fish. ( d) A sharp spine in front of the fins of a fish, as in the horned pout.
10. One of the curved ends of a crescent; esp., an extremity or cusp of the moon when crescent- shaped.
11. One of the projections at the four corners of the Jewish altar of burnt offering.
12. Something made of a horn, or in resemblance of a horn
13. The antler of a deer, which is of bone throughout, and annually shed and renewed.
14. The cornucopia, or horn of plenty.
15. The curving extremity of the wing of an army or of a squadron drawn up in a crescentlike form.
16. The high pommel of a saddle; also, either of the projections on a lady's saddle for supporting the leg.
17. The Ionic volute.
18. The outer end of a crosstree; also, one of the projections forming the jaws of a gaff, boom, etc.
19. The pointed beak of an anvil.
20. The tough, fibrous material of which true horns are composed, being, in the Ox family, chiefly albuminous, with some phosphate of lime; also, any similar substance, as that which forms the hoof crust of horses, sheep, and cattle; as, a spoon of horn.
21. To cause to wear horns; to cuckold.
22. To furnish with horns; to give the shape of a horn to.
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alarm (part of speech: noun)
musical instrument (part of speech: noun)
English horn, harpsichord, classical guitar, trumpet, electric guitar, guitar, bass, oboe, clarinet, violincello, alto saxophone, French horn, bassoon, cello, viola, recorder, fiddle, violin, harp, piano, flute, piccolo, harmonica, banjo, electric piano, drum, saxophone, tenor saxophone, organ, keyboard, trombone
musical instruments (part of speech: noun)
car part (part of speech: noun)
cylinder, shock absorber, accelerator, headlights, hood, choke, spark plug, ignition, differential, crankcase, bumper, windshield, gearshift, gear, connecting rod, bearings, distributor, dashboard, crankshaft, brake, glove compartment, camshaft, carburetor, generator, steering wheel, fan, chassis, manifold, clutch, taillights, piston, radiator, transmission, muffler, gearbox, cowl, exhaust, odometer, speedometer, fender
- " Five hundred dollars, then," said Van Horn; " that's what we'll give you. - "Under the Skylights", Henry Blake Fuller.
- Well, sir, try as the two little rabbits might, they couldnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ t wake him up, until, at last, Billy Bunny took the automobile horn, which he had brought in with him so that nobody could blow on it, and blew a dreadful loud blast. - "Billy Bunny and Daddy Fox", David Cory.
- I don't know, madam, what you call this; but we drink at home out of long things made of horn, just such as the cows wear upon their heads. - "The History of Sandford and Merton", Thomas Day.