from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A cuckold.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare A man that wears the horns; a cuckold.
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- noun obsolete A
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Cornelio - I have to laugh because the name "Cornelio" sounds uncannily like the Italian word "cornuto," which is now a general term of insult but which originally meant
Vidéos montrant Nicolas Sarkosy faisant le "cornuto" (signe satanique).
In Italy, you can make the "horned hand" or mano cornuto.
Aristaenetus had a fine young gentleman to his prisoner;  in commiseration of his youth and person he let him loose, to enjoy the liberty of the prison, but he unkindly made him a cornuto.
Thou art made a cornuto by an unchaste wife, and shalt bring up other folks 'children instead of thine own. — 11.
Neste momento o teenager inconsciente que reside dentro de mim anda aos pulos, a desenhar pentagramas no ar com os punhos fechados na forma do cornuto e a berrar em voz de barítono the number of the beast.
The belief in the horn as a powerful amulet, especially prevalent in Italy, where is it the custom of the common people to make the sign of the mano cornuto to avoid the consequence of the dreaded jettatore or evil eye, can be traced to the fact that the horn was the symbol of the Goddess of the Moon.
The Italian phrase is "becco cornuto" (horned goat), which the Accademici della Crusca explain by averring that that animal, unlike others can without anger bear a rival in his female's love.
‘Becco’, and ‘cornuto’, ‘fantastico’, ‘magnifico’, ‘impress’ (the armorial device upon shields, and appearing constantly in its Italian form ‘impresa’), ‘saltimbanco’ (= mountebank), all once common enough, are now obsolete.
[_Endeavours to get away_, Tick, _beats him about the Stage_.] -- Ah, Signior, Signior, _Mia_! ah -- _Caspeto de Baccus -- he cornuto_, I am