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 Hornet’s Nest.Horn’pipe (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hor’nie (2 syl.).
 
Auld Hornie. The devil, so called in Scotland. The allusion is to the horns with which Satan is generally represented. (See FAIRY.)   1
 


 Hornet’s Nest.Horn’pipe (2 syl.). 

 
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