Definition of staghorn in English:


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(also stag's horn)


[mass noun]
  • The antler of a stag, used to make handles for knives and walking sticks.
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    • Plated with staghorn, the cheek piece has a finely engraved scene of wolves attacking a lamb in a landscape - which would have removed any doubts about the target of the weapon.
    • A good hunting knife traditionally has scales made of staghorn.
    • The handle is made of Staghorn.

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