longhorn longhorn  /ˈlɔŋ ˌhɔrn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) long-horned beef cattle formerly common in southwestern United States

Usage(s):

  1. The longhorns were descend- ants of cattle brought in by the Spaniards.
  2. VIPS began slipping into town, ferried between meetings in stretch limousines, some with real Texas longhorns protruding from their hoods.
  3. Some escaped, and the famed longhorn found a home in Texas.

News

  1. Beetles capable of destroying RI trees

    The Department of Environmental Management is working to protect Rhode Island trees from Asian Longhorn Beetles.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WPRI Providence

  2. LongHorn Steakhouse wants a cut of steak-knife business for Father's Day

    Lots of restaurants have Father's Day specials this weekend, but LongHorn Steakhouse is trying something a little different: It's selling steak-knife sets.        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

  3. LongHorn executive VP to become Ruby Tuesday president

    Todd Burrowes, executive vice president of operations for LongHorn Steakhouse, has left to become president of the Ruby Tuesday chain.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

Quotes

  1. "I enjoyed my year here at Texas," Durant said in a statement released before his news conference. "All the fans and everyone here at Texas made me feel right at home, considering I was so far from home. I will always be a Longhorn and never...
    on Apr 10, 2007 By: Kevin Durant Source: Forbes

  2. "Getting 'Longhorn' to customers in 2006 will provide important advances in performance, security and reliability, and will help accelerate the creation of exciting new applications by developers across the industry," Mr Gates said in a...
    on Aug 27, 2004 By: Bill Gates Source: ABC Online

  3. "It's exciting to be a Longhorn again," Applewhite said. "The opportunity to come back to my alma mater, working with Coach Brown .......... is special."
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: Major Applewhite Source: ESPN

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