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the horn

1. slang The telephone. After our dreadful meal that night, I got on the horn to the manager the very next morning to complain. The boss said not to disturb her. Apparently, she's on the horn to our most important client.
2. vulgar slang An erection. Primarily heard in UK. Sarah became quite embarrassed when she noticed that her date had gotten the horn in the middle of the movie.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

horn

1. n. the nose. He scratched his horn with his pencil and opened his mouth to speak.
2. n. the telephone. She’s on the horn now. What’ll I tell her?
3. tv. to sniff or snort a narcotic. (Drugs.) Ernie horned a line and paused for a minute.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Horn cancer is a known malady of cattle with few reports in buffalo, presumably engendered by long hours in sun, irritation of ropes, painting of horn and even hereditary predisposition to light skin (Tyagi, 1993).
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