noun, Chiefly Northeastern U.S.
by 1827, American English, from hop (v.) + toad.
noun 1. See under 2 . [hwif, wif] /ʰwɪf, wɪf/ noun 1. any of several flatfishes having both eyes on the left side of the head, of the genus Citharichthys, as C. cornutus (horned whiff) inhabiting Atlantic waters from New England to Brazil. /wɪf/ noun 1. a passing odour 2. a brief gentle gust of […]
[hawr-nel] /hɔrˈnɛl/ noun 1. a city in S New York.
[hawrn] /hɔrn/ noun 1. one of the bony, permanent, hollow paired growths, often curved and pointed, that project from the upper part of the head of certain ungulate mammals, as cattle, sheep, goats, or antelopes. 2. a similar growth, sometimes of hair, as the median horn or horns on the snout of the rhinoceros, or […]
- Horner-trantas dot
Horner-Trantas dot n. Any of the small, white, calcareouslike cellular infiltrates occurring on the edge of the conjunctiva in vernal conjunctivitis.