Definition of Horn in
1. Verb. Search or inquire in a meddlesome way. "This guy is always nosing around the office"
Generic synonyms: Look, Search
Derivative terms: Nose, Prying
Also: Nose Out
Lexicographical Neighbors of Horn In
Literary usage of Horn in
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"The defendants are the assignees of Wm. Horn and R. Jackson, who succeeded John horn in the business of a distiller, and carried on the same until they ..."
2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1851)
"When the damsel saw this, she asked him to restore the horn ; but the count, with the horn in his hand, hastened away from the mountain, and, ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"horn in many respects greatly resembled his contemporary Walpole. The peculiar situation of Sweden, ... ¡u. ; and " Hind Horn " in FJ Child's English and ..."
4. The Age of Fable; Or, Stories of Gods and Heroes by Thomas Bulfinch (1856)
"The nearest approach to a horn in the middle of the forehead is ... it may be safely stated that the insertion of a long and solid horn in the living ..."
5. A Selection of Leading Cases, on Various Branches of the Law: With Notes by John William Smith, John Innes Clark Hare, Horace Binney Wallace, John William Wallace (1855)
"... to John Horn : and that William Horn and Bichard Jackson, by another bond, had been bound to John horn in 5000/., conditioned for payment of the annuity ..."
6. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers: Biographical and Critical by Michael Bryan (1886)
"HINCHLIFF, JOHN JAMES, a landscape engraver, the eon of John Elley Hinchliff, the sculptor, was horn in 1805, and was employed during many years by the ..."