Definition of Hornfuls
1. hornful [n] - See also: hornful
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Literary usage of Hornfuls
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1797)
"... with four hornfuls of the .following decoction after each : Take ... in two gallons of water to one, and give three or four hornfuls after each ball. ..."
2. A Practical Treatise, on Farriery: Deduced from the Experience of Above by William Griffiths (1795)
"... and then give him three hornfuls of a comfortable drink prepared ready for that ... then give him three hornfuls of the ..."
3. The Farrier's and Horseman's Complete Dictionary:: Containing the Art of by Thomas Wallis (1759)
"... give three or four hornfuls, and repeat the dofe three or four times a day. Thefollowing ointment may be rubbed into the cheeks, temples, neck, ..."
4. The Farriers's and Horseman's Complete Dictionary:: : Containing the Art of ...by Thomas Wallis by Thomas Wallis (1766)
"... give three or four hornfuls, and repeat the dofe three or four times a day. The following ointment may be rubbed into the cheeks, temples, neck, ..."
5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1848)
"Seated in a circle around the sacrificial fire, they quaffed off, each in his turn, three hornfuls of beer,—the first to their gods, the second to the brave ..."
6. Observations in Husbandry by Edward Lisle (1757)
"... when the milk is thus blood-warm, and give the faid quantity to each calf; it will be about two hornfuls. ..."
7. Folk-lore of the Musquakie Indians of North America and Catalogue of by Mary Alicia Owen (1904)
"The combined effect of the two hornfuls is supposed to give him great powers of divination and healing. A plaited loop of black and white horse-hair, ..."
8. The Ancient Laws of Cambria: Containing the Institutional Triads of Dyvnwal by Wales, William Probert (1823)
"... with the domestic chaplain, and the huntsmen with him. His lodging is in the kiln-house. His allowance are three hornfuls of liquor and a dish of meat ..."