- horn from a buck, used for knife handles, etc
- (as modifier)a buckhorn knife
Examples from the Web for buckhorn
“We have contingency plan after contingency plan,” says Buckhorn.Republicans Brace for a Convention Storm as Isaac Heads for Florida|Daniel Stone|August 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
On the coast of Devonshire dried whitings are called "buckhorn," a name sufficiently expressive of their hardness and insipidity.
To the east of it there is a large deep basin, formed at the foot of the channel, between Grand and Buckhorn islands.The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts|George W. Holley
It was an ordinary, thick Malacca cane, with a buckhorn handle and a silver band.