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long horn

a moist Cheddar of cylindrical shape, weighing about 12 pounds (5.4 kg).
Origin of long horn
First recorded in 1825-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Their game, as witnessed among the Cheyennes, is played with beads, little loops and long horn sticks made of deer foot.

    My Native Land James Cox
  • For this reason: just before a rhinoceros closes, he drops his head low in order to bring his long horn into action.

    The Leopard Woman Stewart Edward White
  • He love very much the man what play the long horn like this'—she indicated a slide trombone.

    My Antonia Willa Cather
  • He wanted a new loading-rod for his rifle; and he had gazed covetously at the kobaoba's long horn.

  • Outside the door a boy sat on a stone seat, playing on a long horn whose notes echoed among the rocky hills that surrounded him.

    Soap-Bubble Stories Fanny Barry
  • He peered through the long reeds from where he sat with his long horn spoon in mid-air.

    Old Indian Legends Zitkala-Sa
  • Oh, yes; the fancy guys would run up against a long horn every time they made a break.

    Sixes and Sevens O. Henry
  • The countless thousands of long horn steers, the wild fleet footed mustangs.

  • We had on this trip five hundred head of mostly four year old long horn steers.

  • Bobichel must be mentioned first, as he stands on one of the shafts and blows a long horn.

    The Son of Monte Christo Jules Lermina

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