unicorn

Part of speech: noun

A fabulous horse like animal with a horn on the forehead.

Part of speech: noun

Bib. The wild ox of Palestine.

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Usage examples "unicorn":

  1. When they reached the Unicorn tavern at dusk, Gilbert found Joe Fairthorn impatiently waiting for him. - "The Story Of Kennett", Bayard Taylor.
  2. Was it true, then, that she was moving along that road which the villages had marked out for her- the road which would end before the Lion and the Unicorn in Brodnyx church, with her looker as her bridegroom? - "Joanna Godden", Sheila Kaye-Smith.
  3. When England and Scotland were united under James I, the silver unicorn became a supporter of the British shield, being placed opposite the golden lion, in the royal arms of Great Britain. - "Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery", Robert Means Lawrence.