Definition of Deerhorns
1. deerhorn [n] - See also: deerhorn
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deerhorns
Literary usage of Deerhorns
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Geographical and Industrial Studies; Asia by Nellie Burnham Allen (1916)
"... you might not object to a dose of rhubarb, which is a favorite remedy, but how would you like to take some ground tiger-bones or powdered deerhorns ? ..."
2. Across Mongolian Plains: A Naturalist's Account of China's "great Northwest," by Roy Chapman Andrews (1921)
"Hundreds of thousand of deerhorns are sent from the interior provinces of China to be sold in the large cities, and the complete extermination of certain ..."
3. Ceylon in 1903: Describing the Progress of the Island Since 1803, Its by John Ferguson (1903)
"139 Deaths by Accidents ... ... 30 , Registration of ... ... 33 Debt of Ceylon ... ... 42 Decimal Currency ... ... 141 deerhorns, Trade in . ..."
4. Western Field by Olympic Club (San Francisco, Calif.), California Game and Fish Protective Association (1907)
"Once the show included a pair of golden deerhorns, immense, many prongs and perfect, which seemed to have pushed forward straight through the darkness, ..."