powder horn

noun
a powder flask made from the horn of a cow or ox.

Origin:
1525–35

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powder horn
 
n
a powder flask consisting of the hollow horn of an animal

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Example sentences
Most displayed a likeness of the frontiersman sitting on a boulder with his dog, his rifle, and his powder horn at his side.
The stopper of the powder horn was always of leather.
It could be kept in a replica powder horn, or displayed in a corked bottle.
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