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We met like hostile bulls, and wonder not that we should plunge at once upon each other's horns!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The place was used as a lock-up for some time after the incorporation, and the old irons were kept on show for years.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
I do not know—I do not dare to believe—that I shall live to hear that key grating in the lock.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
All the time there was a tremendous beating of drums and blowing of horns and ringing of bells.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
When he assails a calf, the cow will rush upon him, and one toss from her horns is sufficient to kill him.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
But Bull in authority anywhere is apt to exhibit his horns to those whom he suspects of being nobodies.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He is shining black, and as he tosses his head one can see the wicked horns, capable of doing such terrible injury.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
The boy often wonders if there is another animal in the world with such fearful horns.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Another manner of punishment consists in making them wear a tin mask, which is fastened with a lock behind.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The launch was already under way, and young Cargill trying to avoid it better, thrust with his boat-hook at the side of the lock.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO LOCK HORNS

  • battles
  • boxes
  • brawls
  • bumps heads
  • conflicts
  • contests
  • fights
  • goes up against
  • grapples
  • hassles
  • locks horns
  • puts up a fight
  • romps
  • rough-houses
  • rows
  • scraps
  • scuffles
  • tangles
  • wrestles
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