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Horn

[hawrn]
Horn may refer to:

In music and sound

In geography

In science

In fiction and mythology

  • Gjallarhorn, the sounding horn or ringing horn of the god Heimdall, used to announce Ragnarok
  • King Horn, a 13th century Middle English romance story.
  • Horn of Gondor carried by Boromir in the Lord Of The Rings
  • Horn (Chinese constellation), a constellation in Chinese astronomy, known as one of the Eastern mansions of the Azure Dragon
  • Hörn, another name for the goddess Freyja in Norse mythology.

In slang usage

  • Hook 'em Horns is a hand gesture expressing support for the above teams
  • "Horn" is military jargon for a telephone, as in "Get on the horn"
  • "Horns" is a shortened version of Texas Longhorns, the sports teams of the University of Texas in Austin
  • "Devil horns" is a hand gesture, the Corna, with a vulgar meaning in Mediterranean countries, also used in heavy metal
  • "Horned" and variants can mean cuckolded.
  • Horn, a baseball Hat-trick, when a player strikes out six times in one game.

In other uses

See also

  • Hoorn, city in the Netherlands
  • Horne, disambiguation page
  • Horny, disambiguation page
  • Corne, French word for horn

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