Definition of Hornets

1. Noun. (plural of hornet) ¹



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Definition of Hornets

1. hornet [n] - See also: hornet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hornets

horned toad
horned violet
horned viper
horned whiff
hornedness
hornednesses
hornel
hornels
hornen
horner
horner syndrome
horners
hornet
hornet's nest
hornet stings
hornets (current term)
hornets' nest
hornfels
hornfelses
hornfish
hornfishes
hornfoot
hornful
hornfuls
horngeld
horngelds
hornified

Literary usage of Hornets

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1. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1855)
"Wasps more particularly pursue the larger flies, and after catching them cut off the head and carry away the remaining portion of the body. Wild hornets ..."

2. Apollo's Warriors: United States Air Force Special Operations During the by Michael E. Haas (1998)
"Green hornets and Knives "The Green hornets . . . were the prime reason a lot of SOG men came out of Cambodia alive." So states John L. Plaster in SOG: The ..."

3. Life in the Forests of the Far East by Spenser St. John (1862)
"Start on the Land Journey—Our Course—Ascend the Rawan Torrent—Attacked by hornets — Native Remedy — Severe Effect of Sting—Disturbed by Ants—Japer left ..."

4. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"If the hornets' nest is taken away with only a little left, they begin anew. ... I fed young hornets in the maggot state with bits of meat, by putting it in ..."

5. The People's Bible: Discourses Upon Holy Scripture by Joseph Parker (1886)
""And I will send hornets before thee.''—EXODUS rxiii. 28. "And I will send an angel before thee."—EXODUS xxxiii. 2. GOD brake the ships of Tarshish with an ..."

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