inkhorn definition by Webster's New World
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a small container made of horn or other material, formerly used to hold ink
inkhorn definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A small container made of horn or a similar material, formerly used to hold ink for writing.adjective
Affectedly or ostentatiously learned; pedantic: inkhorn words.