from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having widespread horns.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having horns spreading widely.


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  • "South Africa goes, if yo 'say so," said Jordan; "I'm yours truly, blast my broad-horned heart if I ain't."

    The Wedge of Gold

  • A broad-horned sambhur to be killed, worthy of your honor's strength! '

    The Lion of Petra

  • His massive, broad-horned forehead struck the stooping man with terrific force.

    The Watchers of the Trails A Book of Animal Life

  • Spaniards and the horse Indians of the lower plains were finally beaten back from the _rancherias_, there came on the great herds of the gaunt, broad-horned cattle, footsore and slow and weary with their march of more than a thousand miles.

    The Girl at the Halfway House A Story of the Plains

  • And over this Red River there came now swarming uncounted thousands of broad-horned cattle, driven by many bodies of hardy, sunburned, beweaponed, hungry men.

    The Girl at the Halfway House A Story of the Plains

  • As the steer passed out, Sam slid down and wrapped those parenthetical legs of his around that high-headed, broad-horned brute, and he rode him till the fleet-footed animal fell down on the buffalo grass, ran his hot red tongue out across the blue horizon, shook his tail convulsively, swelled up sadly and died.


  • Laplander, harnessing his broad-horned reindeer to his sledge.

    David Elginbrod

  • To the first he joyfully responded: "I am glad, old boy, blast my broad-horned heart if I aint!

    The Wedge of Gold

  • Sedgwick, and throwing both arms around him broke out with: "Why, Jim; bless my broad-horned heart, but I'm glad ter see yo '!

    The Wedge of Gold


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