powder horn
noun Date: 1508 a flask for carrying gunpowder; especially one made of the horn of an ox or cow

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • powder horn — n. a container made of an animal s horn, for carrying gunpowder …   English World dictionary

  • powder horn — a powder flask made from the horn of a cow or ox. [1525 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • powder horn — /ˈpaʊdə hɔn/ (say powduh hawn) noun a powder flask made of horn …   Australian English dictionary

  • powder horn — noun container for carrying gunpowder; made of the hollow horn of an animal • Syn: ↑powder flask • Hypernyms: ↑container …   Useful english dictionary

  • powder horn — pow′der horn n. a flask for gunpowder made from the horn of a cow or ox …   From formal English to slang

  • powder horn — n. small container for holding gunpowder made from horn of a cow or ox …   English contemporary dictionary

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