Examples of horn in a Sentence
musketeers carrying their gunpowder in powder horns
Recent Examples of horn from the Web
The motoring public will head elsewhere, hopefully stuck in the cities leaning on their horns, screaming at each other, going nowhere slowly.
Then the driver of the rear car began beeping his horn.
Every time a player subbed in or a timeout was called in Monday's national title game between Villanova and Michigan, the buzzer prompted a lot of fans to look out their windows to figure out who kept honking their car horn.
As a noun, a pollard is a tree so barbered, or an animal, such as a goat or sheep, that no longer has its horns.
Physical control, Cahoon Road: Police received complaints about 3 a.m. March 30 about a person in a parked vehicle near the intersection with Detroit Road continually blowing his horn.
The 1989 feud was hardly the first time the competitors had locked horns.
Crowds were lining the streets and running past the bull to escape his horns, but three people were not so lucky and had to go to hospital to treat gore wounds.
Just last year, poachers broke into a French zoo and killed a white rhino before sawing off one of its horns.
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HORN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of horn for English Language Learners
: one of the hard pointed parts that grows on the head of some animals (such as cattle, goats, or sheep)
: a hard pointed part that grows on the nose of a rhinoceros
: the hard material of which horns are made
HORN Defined for Kids
Definition of horn for Students
- The knife handle was made of horn.
- Drivers were blowing their horns.
- Each soldier carried a horn of powder.
medical Definition of horn
hornedplay \ˈhȯ(ə)rnd\ adjective
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