Definition of Inkhorns

1. Noun. (plural of inkhorn) ¹



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Definition of Inkhorns

1. inkhorn [n] - See also: inkhorn

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inkhorns

inkberry
inkblot
inkblot test
inkblots
inkbottle
inke
inked
inker
inkers
inkfish
inkfishes
inkhorn
inkhorn term
inkhornism
inkhornisms
inkhorns (current term)
inkhosi
inkier
inkiest
inkily
inkiness
inkinesses
inking
inking pad
inkjet
inkjet printer
inkjet printers
inkjets
inkle
inkled

Literary usage of Inkhorns

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1. The History of Signboards: From the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Jacob Larwood, John Camden Hotten (1866)
"The FIVE inkhorns, we gather from the trades tokens, was the sign of Walter Haddon, in Grub Street, a very appropriate trade emblem in that scribbling ..."

2. Calmet's Great Dictionary of the Holy Bible: Historical, Critical by Augustin Calmet, Charles Taylor, Edward Wells (1814)
"[Dr. Shaw also speaks of their writers suspending their inkhorns by their aide. I should not therefore have taken any notice of this circumstance, ..."

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