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horn-rimmed

[ hawrn-rimd ]
/ ˈhɔrnˈrɪmd /
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adjective

having the frames or rims made of horn or tortoise shell, or plastic that simulates either of these: horn-rimmed glasses.

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Origin of horn-rimmed

First recorded in 1890–95
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