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a. Any of a breed of cattle with long horns and a brown and white coat, developed in England for meat and milk and now rare.
b. A Texas Longhorn.
2. Any of various cow's milk cheeses, usually Colby or Cheddar, that are molded into a long cylinder and often cut into moon or half-moon shapes for sale.
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1. (Breeds) Also called: Texas longhorn a long-horned breed of beef cattle, usually red or variegated, formerly common in SW US
2. (Breeds) a now rare British breed of beef cattle with long curved horns
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1. (l.c.) Texas longhorn.
2. Slang. a Texan.
3. (l.c.) long-horned beetle.
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