Definition of Hornpouts

1. Noun. (plural of hornpout) ¹



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Definition of Hornpouts

1. hornpout [n] - See also: hornpout

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hornpouts

hornlessness
hornlessnesses
hornlet
hornlets
hornlike
hornotine
hornowl
hornowls
hornpike
hornpikes
hornpipe
hornpiped
hornpipes
hornpiping
hornpout
hornpouts (current term)
horns
horns of hyoid bone
horns of plenty
horns of saphenous opening
horns of thyroid cartilage
hornsnake
hornsnakes
hornstone
hornstones
hornswoggle
hornswoggled
hornswoggler
hornswogglers
hornswoggles

Literary usage of Hornpouts

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1. Behavior: An Introduction to Comparative Psychology by John Broadus Watson (1914)
"hornpouts will snap at a bait when it is presented to the flank of the body ... In hornpouts, if the branches of the seventh nerve distributed to the skin ..."

2. In the Maine Woods by Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Company (1904)
"Skinned and fried hornpouts are by no means to be despised, and " catfish chowder " is an epicurean dish. EEL. ..."

3. A Journey in Brazil by Louis Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz (1886)
"... but combined the features of both and gave birth to each. " There is a third family of fishes, the hornpouts or Bullheads, ..."

4. The History of Hancock, New Hampshire, 1764-1889 by William Willis Hayward (1889)
"In the lakes were to be found pickerel, perch, hornpouts or catfish, and other fish. In the brooks were the delicious brook-trout and suckers, while salmon ..."

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