Examples of horn in a Sentence
musketeers carrying their gunpowder in powder horns
Recent Examples of horn from the Web
The taxi driver traveled to a nearby fire station and honked his horn.
The Philippines’ brass band toots its horns, Republicans celebrate in Washington, Rohingya refugees wash up before prayer time, and more.
Luke Hart, 24, drove down Bakersfield Avenue, blaring his horn to wake people up.
Waiting motorists stretched around the block, some of them periodically leaning on their horns.
Revelers could also buy horns of all kinds and tall St. Patrick’s Day-like hats.
To some extent this can be explained by the fact that hunters and collectors were more inclined to acquire—and been seen to overcome—animals with big horns, antlers, tusks or showy plumage, which typically is the male of the species.
The statuettes showed a white cherub, decked out in armor and holding a sword, with his foot on the head of a black cherub with horns, appearing to be depicting the archangel Michael defeating Satan, according to the news station.
Abad-Santos’s point can be pushed further: The very history of Marvel Comics shows that trying to shoe-horn every character into a single universe smothers creativity.
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Origin and Etymology of horn
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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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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