What is horn?

  • (noun): One of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on horn, horns:

Bruce Horn
... Bruce Lawrence Horn (b ... Horn was a student in the Learning Research Group (1973–1981), where Smalltalk was developed ... Horn serves on the board of advisors of The Hyperwords Company Ltd of the UK, which works to make the web more usefully interactive and which has produced the ...
Hermann Neuling
... Hermann Neuling (1897 – 1967) was a horn player and composer ... He was engaged for many years as a low horn player at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin and taught at the Conservatorium nearby ... Neuling is best known for composing the Bagatelle, a work for low horn and piano ...
Horn, Rutland - History
... The village of Horn was mentioned in the Domesday survey, as 'Two hides in Horn of which Langfer had been tenant under Edward the Confessor were held of the king by the Bishop of Durham' ... Horn is part of the Alstoe hundred of Rutland ...
List Of Compositions By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concertos - Horn Concertos
... Arguably the most widely played concertos for horn, the four Horn Concertos are a major part of most professional horn players' repertoire ... virtuoso vehicles that allow the soloist to show a variety of abilities on the valveless horns of Mozart's day ... The Horn Concertos are characterized by an elegant and humorous dialogue between the soloist and the orchestra ...
No Resemblance Whatsoever - Personnel
... flute, alto flute, bass flute, piccolo Alejandro "Alex" Acuña - percussion Pete Christlieb - horn Larry Cohn - piano, keyboard Vinnie Colaiuta - drums Gary Grant - horn Dick Hyde - horn Michael ...

More definitions of "horn":

  • (noun): A brass musical instrument consisting of a conical tube that is coiled into a spiral and played by means of valves.
    Synonyms: French horn
  • (noun): A noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it.
  • (noun): A brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves.
    Synonyms: cornet, trumpet, trump
  • (noun): The material (mostly keratin) that covers the horns of ungulates and forms hooves and claws and nails.
  • (noun): An alarm device that makes a loud warning sound.
  • (noun): A high pommel of a Western saddle (usually metal covered with leather).
    Synonyms: saddle horn
  • (noun): Any outgrowth from the head of an organism that resembles a horn.
  • (noun): A noise made by the driver of an automobile to give warning.
  • (verb): Stab or pierce with a horn or tusk.
    Synonyms: tusk

Famous quotes containing the word horn:

    He who goes oftenest round Cape Horn goes the most circumspectly.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    It’s certain that fine women eat
    A crazy salad with their meat
    Whereby the Horn of Plenty is undone.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)