inkhorn


1ink·horn

noun \ˈiŋk-ˌhrn\

Definition of INKHORN

:  a small portable bottle (as of horn) for holding ink

First Known Use of INKHORN

14th century

2inkhorn

adjective

Definition of INKHORN

:  ostentatiously learned :  pedantic <inkhorn terms>

First Known Use of INKHORN

1543

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