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Meaning of horn

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud
           noise when you blow through it
      2: one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates
      3: a noise made by the driver of an automobile to give warning;
      4: a high pommel of a Western saddle (usually metal covered with
         leather) [syn: {horn}, {saddle horn}]
      5: a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a
         narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of
         valves [syn: {cornet}, {horn}, {trumpet}, {trump}]
      6: any hard protuberance from the head of an organism that is
         similar to or suggestive of a horn
      7: the material (mostly keratin) that covers the horns of
         ungulates and forms hooves and claws and nails
      8: a device having the shape of a horn; "horns at the ends of a
         new moon"; "the hornof an anvil"; "the cleat had two horns"
      9: an alarm device that makes a loud warning sound
      10: a brass musical instrument consisting of a conical tube that
          is coiled into a spiral and played by means of valves [syn:
          {French horn}, {horn}]
      11: a device on an automobile for making a warning noise [syn:
          {automobile horn}, {car horn}, {motor horn}, {horn},
      v 1: stab or pierce with a horn or tusk; "the rhino horned the
           explorer" [syn: {horn}, {tusk}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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