dishorn

v. deprive of horns

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Dishorn — Dis*horn , v. t. To deprive of horns; as, to dishorn cattle. Dishorn the spirit. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dishorn — dis·horn …   English syllables

  • dishorn — dəs, (ˈ)dis+ transitive verb Etymology: dis (I) + horn (n.) : to remove the horns from …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dehorn — De*horn , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dehorned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dehorning}.] To deprive of horns; to prevent the growth of the horns of (cattle) by burning their ends soon after they start. See {Dishorn}. Dehorning cattle. Farm Journal (1886). [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dehorned — Dehorn De*horn , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dehorned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dehorning}.] To deprive of horns; to prevent the growth of the horns of (cattle) by burning their ends soon after they start. See {Dishorn}. Dehorning cattle. Farm Journal (1886).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dehorning — Dehorn De*horn , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dehorned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dehorning}.] To deprive of horns; to prevent the growth of the horns of (cattle) by burning their ends soon after they start. See {Dishorn}. Dehorning cattle. Farm Journal (1886).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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