the horn

Definition of the horn

US slang

  1. :  the telephone When he heard there was trouble, he got on the horn to the police.

Word by Word Definitions

hornplay
  1. :  one of the usually paired bony processes that arise from the head of many ungulates and that are found in some extinct mammals and reptiles: such as

    :  one of the permanent paired hollow sheaths of keratin usually present in both sexes of cattle and their relatives that function chiefly for defense and arise from a bony core anchored to the skull — see cow illustration

    :  antler


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