from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The horn of a buck.
  • n. The material of such a horn, used especially to make handles for knives and tools.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A horn of a buck.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The substance of the horns of bucks or deer, used in making knife-handles, etc.
  • n. A name for the club-moss, Lycopodium clavatum.
  • n. See deerhorn.


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