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dehorn

(dē-hôrn′)
tr.v. de·horned, de·horning, de·horns
1. To remove the horns from.
2. To prevent growth of the horns of (cattle, for example), as by cauterization.
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Patent 534,112: Dehorner, patented by Henry Leavitt, Hammond, Ill., Feb.
They've studied the patents on what Jim calls hog "jewelry," including ringers and snooters, which he says were "cruel, cruel implements made to keep hogs from rooting," milking machines, and cattle dehorners. You name it on the farm, the Moffets probably have researched the patents.