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  • noun Plural form of drinking-horn.


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  • There were varieties of drinking-horns, bedsteads, musical instruments.

    A Child's History of England 2007

  • And for one who seemed, unlike many of the parish priests of the Celtic persuasion, to be celibate, and happily so, he had the bare little house and grounds in very neat order, and could produce from his own store, or his parishioners 'shared stock, clean wooden trenchers and good bread to put on them, and plain but presentable drinking-horns for his raw red wine.

    A Morbid Taste For Bones Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995 1977

  • Another bench was pulled up, and the drinking-horns continued their circling in a wider ring.

    A Morbid Taste For Bones Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995 1977

  • Love of adventure and contempt for the quiet joys of home comes out in the description of Viking chiefs, who "never sought refuge under a roof nor emptied their drinking-horns by a hearth."

    Early European History Hutton Webster

  • It was she that filled up the drinking-horns for him and gave him a kiss with each draught that he took and served him his food.

    The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Táin Bó Cúalnge Unknown

  • Then his theme was changed to the mirth and laughter of the banquet-hall, the clang of meeting drinking-horns, and songs of battle.

    The Golden Spears And Other Fairy Tales Edmund Leamy

  • The maiden was set by his side; It is she who fills up the drinking-horns for him; it is she who gives him a kiss with every drink; it is she who serveth his food.

    The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Táin Bó Cúalnge Unknown

  • Together with them we meet with beautifully modeled drinking-horns, and heads or whole figures, used to put vessels upon.

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

  • At one time, however, that kill-joy Edgar came near to causing an insurrection, for he ordained that all drinking-horns should have pegs set in them at regular intervals and that no man might drink below his peg.

    The Book-Hunter at Home P. B. M. Allan

  • Skulls and bones were upon the floor among flagons and bowls and broken drinking-horns and dust.

    The Hobbit Tolkien, J. R. R. 1938


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