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Definition of the verb dehorn
What does dehorn mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: dehorned | dehorning | dehorns
- prevent the growth of horns of certain animals
- take the horns off (an animal)
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Source] The cook deboned the fish
Verbs of Removing (with the same syntax): debark, debone, debug, declaw, decontaminate, defang, defat, deflower, defog, deforest, defrost, degas, deglaze, degrease, deice, delouse, desalt, descale, desex, destress, detusk, devein, disembowel, eviscerate.
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- more generic term: take off = take away or remove
- more specific word: disbud = destroy undeveloped horn buds
Alternative definition of the verb dehorn
- [transitive] To remove the horns from.
- synonym: poll
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by Grant Cunningham
It does makes for a very slick feel, but whether it's significantly better than a simple dehorn is a matter of some debate. One thing's for sure – if you show up to the range with a melted revolver, you will attract attention. One modification is often ...
by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
98, 2000 ¦ Cool Antarctica, 2003: ®Antarctic slang ̄ dehorn ...
by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
US, 1926 dehorn verb1 to have sex after a long period of celibacy US, 1972. 2 to demote or ...
by Jonathon Green
dehorned adj. [20C+J (US) demoted, deprived of a position of power or authority. [SE dehorn, to ...
by Win Blevins
DEHORN Among cowmen, to take the horns off cows or (more often) calves. In the old days, the horns were sawed off. Now the operation is usually done at branding, when the horns are just nubs, with a tool called a scoop. The wound is then ...
by Paul Zollo
storm styliform swarm thunderstorm transform uniform warm whipworm windstorm ORN acorn adorn airborne alpenhorn baseborn bighorn blackthorn born borne buckthorn bullhorn Capricorn careworn corn Dearborn dehorn firstborn foghorn ...
by Dr. Baljit Singh
dehorn n. to dishorn . dehumanization n. state of being dehumanized. dehumanize v.t to deprive of delusion 194 demonstrate delusion n. illusion; act of deluding; fallacy.
by Philip D. Morehead
Slang, fix, arrange, capsize, change, cut, dehorn, prune, spade, trim, doctor, knacker, mutilate, unsex. See HINDRANCE.
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Scrabble value of D2E1H4O1R1N1
The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine