Definition of Buckhorn

1. buck's horn material used decoratively [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Buckhorn

bucketing
bucketing down
bucketless
bucketlike
bucketload
bucketloads
buckets
buckets down
bucketsful
bucketshop
bucketshops
bucketwheel
bucketwheels
buckeye
buckeyes
buckhorn (current term)
buckhornite
buckhorns
buckhound
buckhounds
buckie
buckies
bucking
bucking for
bucking off
buckings
buckish
buckjumper
buckjumpers

Literary usage of Buckhorn

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1917)
"GEOLOGY The buckhorn orebody lies along a north and south fault plane of perhaps 1000 ft. dislocation, that can be traced for miles; but the only other ..."

2. Transactions by Metallurgical Society of AIME. (1917)
"GEOLOGY The buckhorn orebody lies along a north and south fault plane of perhaps 1000 ft. dislocation, that can be traced for miles; but the only other ..."

3. Practical Tunnelling by Frederick Walter Simms, Daniel Kinnear Clark (1896)
"THE buckhorn Weston Tunnel, for which Messrs. Locke & Errington were the Engineers, was constructed under the superintendence of Mr. JG Fraser. ..."

4. Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society by Buffalo Historical Society (Buffalo, N.Y.), Buffalo Historical Society (1879)
"Separated by this bay, a narrow marsh, and an insignificant streamlet of only a few feet in width, lies buckhorn Island, containing, by survey, ..."

5. The Antiquary (1890)
"at buckhorn Weston (Fig. 2), making the total known eighty. Its diameter is 5 inches. It has the frequent central device of the sacred monogram within a ..."

6. Letters and Papers of John Shillingford, Mayor of Exeter 1447-50 by John Shillingford (1871)
"[Original and draft.b] The buckhorn was presented on Candlemas day. On that day he was with the Chancellor at mass and presented his candle to him, ..."

7. Turf for Golf Courses by Charles Vancouver Piper, Russell Arthur Oakley (1917)
"Other species of perennial weeds have stout taproots, such as dandelion, ox-eye daisy, plantain, and buckhorn. Annual weeds may also be considered in two ..."

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