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[mass noun] The antler of a stag, used to make handles for knives and walking sticks.
- ‘A good hunting knife traditionally has scales made of staghorn.’
- ‘The handle is made of Staghorn.’
- ‘Plated with staghorn, the cheek piece has a finely engraved scene of wolves attacking a lamb in a landscape - which would have removed any doubts about the target of the weapon.’
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