saddle horn
noun Date: 1856 a hornlike prolongation of the pommel of a stock saddle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • saddle horn — horn (def. 19). [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • saddle horn — noun a high pommel of a Western saddle (usually metal covered with leather) • Syn: ↑horn • Hypernyms: ↑pommel, ↑saddlebow • Part Holonyms: ↑stock saddle, ↑Western saddle * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • saddle horn — sad′dle horn n. spog horn 17) • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • saddle horn — noun Part of a protruding from the shoulders, designed to hold a rope for stopping animals …   Wiktionary

  • saddle horn —   Maku u, ōmuku, ōkumu …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • horn — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. antler, cornu, callus, nail; saddle horn, pummel, pommel; blower, tooter, tin horn, ram s horn, shofar, French horn, trumpet, etc. (see music); horn of plenty, cornucopia; powder horn. See hardness,… …   English dictionary for students

  • horn —   1. On animal. Kiwi, hao, pepeiaohao; kākala (as of fish or caterpillar). See powder horn.   2. See saddle horn   3. Wind instrument. Pū, pū puhi …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Horn — (h[^o]rn), n. [AS. horn; akin to D. horen, hoorn, G., Icel., Sw., & Dan. horn, Goth. ha[ u]rn, W., Gael., & Ir. corn, L. cornu, Gr. ke ras, and perh. also to E. cheer, cranium, cerebral; cf. Skr. [,c]iras head. Cf. {Carat}, {Corn} on the foot,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Horn block — Horn Horn (h[^o]rn), n. [AS. horn; akin to D. horen, hoorn, G., Icel., Sw., & Dan. horn, Goth. ha[ u]rn, W., Gael., & Ir. corn, L. cornu, Gr. ke ras, and perh. also to E. cheer, cranium, cerebral; cf. Skr. [,c]iras head. Cf. {Carat}, {Corn} on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Horn distemper — Horn Horn (h[^o]rn), n. [AS. horn; akin to D. horen, hoorn, G., Icel., Sw., & Dan. horn, Goth. ha[ u]rn, W., Gael., & Ir. corn, L. cornu, Gr. ke ras, and perh. also to E. cheer, cranium, cerebral; cf. Skr. [,c]iras head. Cf. {Carat}, {Corn} on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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