horned horned  /ˈhɔrnd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having a horn or horns or hornlike parts or horns of a particular kind

Usage(s):

  1. The discovery of a single-horned deer in an Italian preserve resurrects humankind's fascination with the unicorn.
  2. Last March, Bernard shoe-horned his 6-ft.
  3. The apocalypse probably seeped into Western thought via the Book of Daniel, with its 10-horned beast devouring the world, and the Book of Revelation's four grim horsemen.

News

  1. Crews Battling Carstens Wildfire Rescue Baby Owls

    MARIPOSA COUNTY- Two Great Horned Owls were rescued Wednesday by firefighters battling the Carstens Fire near Yosemite National Park, a spokesperson with the Sierra National Forest said. The owls were found near where firefighters were using bulldozers to create containment …
    on June 21, 2013     Source: FOX40 Sacramento

  2. Baby “Woodsy” Owls discovered on the Carstens Fire

    Firefighters working on the Carstens Fire Wednesday, June 19 had the opportunity to save two young Great Horned Owls in the Sierra National Forest. Click to Continue »
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Sierra Star

  3. General News. Notes On A Scorecard

    TCU director of intercollegiate athletics Chris Del Conte discusses the hot topics around the Horned Frogs
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Texas Christian University Athletics

Quotes

  1. "We were all calling it Torosaurus for the horned dino that was known to have lived in the area," explained paleontologist Spencer Lucas of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque.
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Spencer G. Lucas Source: Discovery News

  2. "The area has enough natural gas to heat 4 million homes," said Kempthorne, a former governor and US Sen. from Idaho. "It also has 100,000 deer, 100,000 prong-horned antelope, 40,000 elk......"
    on Mar 21, 2007 By: Dirk Kempthorne Source: kgw.com (registration)

  3. "It's really a beautiful intermediate species of the group (of dinosaurs) that later evolved into the first horned predators," Sereno said.
    on Jun 1, 2004 By: Paul Sereno Source: Cape Times (subscription)

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