[ hawrn-pout ]
/ ˈhɔrnˌpaʊt /
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“Evoke” and “invoke” both derive from the same Latin root “vocāre.”
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How to use hornpout in a sentence
If Rob had hit each one of us in the face with a wet hornpout, the effect would have been more agreeable.
Now your pickerel, be he ever so meagre, is of course a nobler fish than your hornpout, and there is more glory in his capture.