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A disparaging reference to the Vista version of Windows, which was code-named Longhorn. It was coined in 2004 when Microsoft announced it would not include the advanced WinFS storage subsystem. Although Vista was released with a host of new features, many users anticipated that WinFS would be one of the most significant enhancements. See Windows Vista and WinFS.
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Describing cattle that have distinctively short horns.
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One of a breed of cattle, originating in England, with distinctively short horns (in contrast to longhorn cattle).
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Any of a breed of beef or dairy cattle that originated in northern England, having short curved horns or no horns and a red, white, or roan coat.
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Any of a breed of beef cattle, orig. from England, with short, inward-curving horns and a heavy, low-set body, typically red, white, and roan in color: they are raised for both beef and milk.
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