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Horns (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Horns

To draw in one’s horns; to retract an assertion through fear: metaphor borrowed from a snail, who on the apprehension of danger, draws in his horns, and retires to his shell.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Hopper-arsed * Horn Colic

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Hooked
Hookers
Hoop
To Hoop
To Hop the Twig
Hop Merchant
Hop-o-my-thumb
Hopkins
Hopping Giles
Hopper-arsed
Horns
Horn Colic
Horn Fair
Horn Mad
Horn Work
Hornified
Horse Buss
Horse Coser
Horse Godmother
Horse Ladder
Horse’s Meal