longhorn

[ lawng-hawrn, long- ]SEE DEFINITION OF longhorn
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LONGHORN

Jack Roberts was in two minds whether to stop at the Longhorn saloon.

There was not a longhorn among them; there has not been a longhorn on the range for many years.

I always work for wages, my pay I get in gold; I am bound to follow the longhorn steer until I am too old.

As she straightened up and turned to go, she beheld a Texas steer of the longhorn variety only a short distance away.

A Texas longhorn of the old school was enough to move anybody,—better calculated to do so than either the elk or deer.

They are, however, capable of great improvement, as instanced in the case of Bakewell's celebrated Longhorn herds.

The Longhorn or “Dishley” breed of cattle is one of the most interesting historically.

Longhorn versus thoroughbred, and Daddy indulges and encourages him in the plan.

WORD ORIGIN

also long-horn, in reference to a type of cattle, 1808, from long (adj.) + horn (n.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LONGHORN

cattle

nounbovine animals
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