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Horn

A hard permanent outgrowth, often curved and pointed, found in pairs on the heads of cattle, sheep, goats, giraffes, etc. and consisting of a core of bone encased in keratinized skin.
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Honk

The cry of a wild goose.
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Horn

The substance of which horns are composed
Powdered rhino horn
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Honk

Make or cause to make a honk
Geese circled around and honked
Fans honked their horns
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Horn

A horn-shaped projection or object.
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Honk

Vomit.
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Horn

A wind instrument, conical in shape or wound into a spiral, originally made from an animal horn (now typically brass) and played by lip vibration.
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Honk

The raucous, resonant sound characteristic of a wild goose.
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Horn

A device sounding a warning or other signal
A car horn
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Honk

A sound similar to a goose's honk
Blew a loud honk on the bass saxophone.
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Horn

(of an animal) butt or gore with the horns
The bull horned him out of the way
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Honk

The blaring sound of the horn on a motor vehicle.
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Horn

Be unfaithful to (one's husband or wife)
All the time he was horning his wife
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Honk

To emit a honk.
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Horn

One of the hard, usually permanent structures projecting from the head of certain mammals, such as cattle, sheep, goats, or antelopes, consisting of a bony core covered with a sheath of keratinous material.
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Honk

To cause (a horn) to produce a honk.
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Horn

A hard protuberance, such as an antler or projection on the head of a giraffe or rhinoceros, that is similar to or suggestive of a horn.
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Honk

To use a car horn.
They stood and observed how long it took for the other cars to honk.
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Horn

The hard smooth keratinous material forming the outer covering of the horns of cattle or related animals.
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Honk

(intransitive) To make a loud, harsh sound like a car horn.
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Horn

A natural or synthetic substance resembling this material.
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Honk

(intransitive) To make the vocal sound of a goose.
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Horn

A container, such as a powder horn, made from a horn.
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Honk

(slang) To vomit: regurgitate the contents of one's stomach.
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Horn

A horn of plenty; a cornucopia.
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Honk

(slang) To have a bad smell.
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Horn

Either of the ends of a new moon.
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Honk

(informal) To squeeze playfully, usually a breast or nose.
She honked my titties.
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Horn

The point of an anvil.
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Honk

The harsh note produced by a typical car horn.
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Horn

The pommel of a saddle.
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Honk

The cry of a goose or similar bird.
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Horn

An ear trumpet.
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Honk

(slang) A bad smell.
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Horn

A device for projecting sound waves, as in a loudspeaker.
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Honk

Imitation of car horn, used, for example, to clear a path for oneself.
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Horn

A hollow, metallic electromagnetic transmission antenna with a circular or rectangular cross section.
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Honk

The cry of a wild goose.
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Horn

A wind instrument made of an animal horn.
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Honk

To make a sound like the honk of a goose.
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Horn

A brass instrument, such as a trombone or tuba.
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Honk

To sound the horn on an automobile or other motor vehicle.
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Horn

A French horn.
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Honk

The cry of a goose (or any sound resembling this)
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Horn

A wind instrument, such as a trumpet or saxophone, used in a jazz band.
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Honk

Make a loud noise;
The horns of the taxis blared
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Horn

A usually electrical signaling device that produces a loud resonant sound:an automobile horn.
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Honk

Use the horn of a car
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Horn

Any of various noisemakers operated by blowing or by squeezing a hollow rubber ball.
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Honk

Cry like a goose;
The geese were honking
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Horn

(Slang)A telephone.
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Honk

Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth;
After drinking too much, the students vomited
He purged continuously
The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night
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Horn

To join without being invited; intrude. Used with in.
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Horn

(countable) A hard growth of keratin that protrudes from the top of the head of certain animals, usually paired.
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Horn

Any similar real or imaginary growth or projection such as the elongated tusk of a narwhal, the eyestalk of a snail, the pointed growth on the nose of a rhinoceros, or the hornlike projection on the head of a demon or similar.
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Horn

An antler.
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Horn

(uncountable) The hard substance from which animals' horns are made, sometimes used by man as a material for making various objects.
An umbrella with a handle made of horn
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Horn

An object whose shape resembles a horn, such as cornucopia, the point of an anvil, or a vessel for gunpowder or liquid.
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Horn

The high pommel of a saddle; also, either of the projections on a lady's saddle for supporting the leg.
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Horn

(architectural element) The Ionic volute.
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Horn

(nautical) The outer end of a crosstree; also, one of the projections forming the jaws of a gaff, boom, etc.
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Horn

(carpentry) A curved projection on the fore part of a plane.
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Horn

One of the projections at the four corners of the Jewish altar of burnt offering.
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Horn

(countable) Any of several musical wind instruments.
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Horn

An instrument resembling a musical horn and used to signal others.
Hunting horn
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Horn

A loud alarm, especially one on a motor vehicle.
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Horn

A sound signaling the expiration of time.
The shot was after the horn and therefore did not count.
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Horn

(countable) A conical device used to direct waves.
Antenna horn
Loudspeaker horn
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Horn

Generally, any brass wind instrument.
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Horn

A telephone.
Get him on the horn so that we can have a discussion about this.
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Horn

An erection of the penis.
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Horn

A peninsula or crescent-shaped tract of land.
To navigate around the horn
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Horn

(countable) A diacritical mark that may be attached to the top right corner of the letters o and u when writing in Vietnamese, thus forming ơ and ư.
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Horn

(botany) An incurved, tapering and pointed appendage found in the flowers of the milkweed (Asclepias).
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Horn

(military) In naval mine warfare, a projection from the mine shell of some contact mines which, when broken or bent by contact, causes the mine to fire.
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Horn

To assault with the horns.
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Horn

(transitive) To furnish with horns.
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Horn

To cuckold.
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Horn

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.
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Horn

The antler of a deer, which is of bone throughout, and annually shed and renewed.
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Horn

Any natural projection or excrescence from an animal, resembling or thought to resemble a horn in substance or form;
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Horn

An incurved, tapering and pointed appendage found in the flowers of the milkweed (Asclepias).
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Horn

Something made of a horn, or in resemblance of a horn
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Horn

One of the curved ends of a crescent; esp., an extremity or cusp of the moon when crescent-shaped.
The moonWears a wan circle round her blunted horns.
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Horn

The curving extremity of the wing of an army or of a squadron drawn up in a crescentlike form.
Sharpening in mooned hornsTheir phalanx.
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Horn

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.
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Horn

A symbol of strength, power, glory, exaltation, or pride.
The Lord is . . . the horn of my salvation.
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Horn

An emblem of a cuckold; - used chiefly in the plural.
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Horn

The telephone; as, on the horn.
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Horn

A body of water shaped like a horn; as, the Golden Horn in Istanbul.
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Horn

To furnish with horns; to give the shape of a horn to.
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Horn

To cause to wear horns; to cuckold.
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Horn

A noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
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Horn

One of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates
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Horn

A noise made by the driver of an automobile to give warning;
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Horn

A high pommel of a Western saddle (usually metal covered with leather)
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Horn

A brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
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Horn

Any outgrowth from the head of an organism that resembles a horn
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Horn

The material (mostly keratin) that covers the horns of ungulates and forms hooves and claws and nails
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Horn

An alarm device that makes a loud warning sound
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Horn

A brass musical instrument consisting of a conical tube that is coiled into a spiral and played by means of valves
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Horn

A device on an automobile for making a warning noise
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Horn

Stab or pierce with a horn or tusk;
The rhino horned the explorer
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