Green’s Dictionary of Slang

corniferous adj.

[lit. ‘horn-bearing’, thus horn n.1 ]


[UK]N. Ward ‘A Frolic to Horn-Fair’ in Writings (1704) 195: Then to take Boat and Land at Cuckolds-Point; and from thence (according to the Ancient and Laudable Custom of the Corniferous Society, and in pursuance of their Orders) to walk from thence [...] to Horn-Fair.