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 Hor’nie (2 syl.).Horology. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Horn’pipe (2 syl.).
 
The dance is so called because it used to be danced in the west of England to the pib-corn or horn-pipe, an instrument consisting of a pipe each end of which was made of horn.   1
 


 Hor’nie (2 syl.).Horology. 

 
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