a variety of quartz resembling flint.
another name for chert, hornfels
[hawrn-swog-uh l] /ˈhɔrnˌswɒg əl/ verb (used with object), hornswoggled, hornswoggling. Slang. 1. to swindle, cheat, hoodwink, or hoax. /ˈhɔːnˌswɒɡəl/ verb 1. (transitive) (slang) to cheat or trick; bamboozle v. “to cheat,” 1829, probably a fanciful formation. Related: Hornswoggled; hornswoggling. verb To cheat; swindle; dupe; con (1829+)
[hawrn-teyl] /ˈhɔrnˌteɪl/ noun 1. any of various wasplike insects of the family Siricidae, the females of which have a hornlike ovipositor. /ˈhɔːnˌteɪl/ noun 1. any of various large wasplike insects of the hymenopterous family Siricidae, the females of which have a strong stout ovipositor and lay their eggs in the wood of felled trees Also […]
noun, Nautical. 1. a timber, often one of several, rising from the sternpost of a wooden vessel to support the overhang of the stern.
[hawrn-wurm] /ˈhɔrnˌwɜrm/ noun 1. the larva of any of several hawk moths, having a hornlike process at the rear of the abdomen.