1. a donkey, an ass.
|Sl. and Its Analogues.|
2. a simpleton, a fool.
|Clockmaker I 269: I allot [...] that the blue-noses are the most gullible folks on the face of the airth — rigular soft horns, that’s a fact.|
|Clockmaker III 58: He thinks he has a soft horn to deal with.|
|Dict. of Modern Sl. etc.|
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you’re mistaken, lit. ‘you’re an ass’.
|Dict. of the Turf, the Ring, the Chase, etc.|