Horns

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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  • horns —    In popular culture for centuries past, the phrase he wears the horns was used to designate a cuckold, and rather than bringing forth sympathy it has been treated as a joke of which people never seem to tire. The metaphor of the horns was so… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • horns — hÉ”rn /hɔːn n. hard bony growth projecting from the head of certain animals; substance of which these growths are made; device used to sound a warning (in cars, etc.); (Music) wind instrument resembling a horn (usually brass instruments) v.… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • horns — archaic a pair of horns as an emblem of a cuckold. → horn …   English new terms dictionary

  • horns —   In cycads, sharp protrusions on the sporophylls, e.g. the genus Ceratozamia is characterized by two horns per sporophyll (= bicornate) …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • Horns —    Drinking and hunting horns are listed under Treasures …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

  • horns — ➡ field sports * * * …   Universalium

  • horns — shorn …   Anagrams dictionary

  • horns — F/A/V loudspeakers that reproduce mid to high frequencies …   Audio and video glossary

  • HORNS — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Horns Ende — ist ein Roman von Christoph Hein aus dem Jahr 1985. Fünf sehr verschiedene Erzähler erinnern sich Anfang der 80er Jahre an ein Ereignis, das ein Vierteljahrhundert zurückliegt. Am 1. September 1957 bringt sich der Leipziger Historiker Dr. Horn im …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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