Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A form of lightningarrester consisting of two metal rods, bent in the form of horns facing each other, one of which is connected with the ground and the other to the transmission-line which is to be protected.

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Examples

  • As the valley floor fell away on our right and the White River veered off toward its source at Emmons Glacier, we came upon our first gasp-inducing, base-to-summit view of snowy Rainier and the goat-horn spike of Little Tahoma.

    The Seattle Times

  • I’ve got Andre Leon Tally on line 2, and he’s got a fantastic inspiration for my awards-night outfit: Something along the lines of “py-thong chinchilla goat-horn fantasy nightmare.”

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