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a moist Cheddar of cylindrical shape, weighing about 12 pounds (5.4 kilograms).



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Origin of long horn

First recorded in 1825–35

Definition for long horn (2 of 2)

[ lawng-hawrn, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋˌhɔrn, ˈlɒŋ- /


(lowercase) Texas longhorn.
Slang. a Texan.
(lowercase) long-horned beetle.
one of a nearly extinct English breed of beef cattle having horns that are very long and curve forward dramatically.

Origin of Longhorn

First recorded in 1825–35; long1 + horn
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British Dictionary definitions for long horn

/ (ˈlɒŋˌhɔːn) /


Also called: Texas longhorn a long-horned breed of beef cattle, usually red or variegated, formerly common in SW US
a now rare British breed of beef cattle with long curved horns
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