horn-mad

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps in reference to the figurative horns of a cuckold, who would be enraged at the moment of discovery.

Adjective[edit]

horn-mad (comparative more horn-mad, superlative most horn-mad)

  1. (obsolete) Furious; enraged.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)