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 for horned lark
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shore \Shore\, n. [OE. schore, AS. score, probably fr. scieran,
     and so meaning properly, that which is shorn off, edge; akin
     to OD. schoore, schoor. See Shear, v. t.]
     The coast or land adjacent to a large body of water, as an
     ocean, lake, or large river.
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           Michael Cassio,
           Lieutenant to the warlike Moor Othello,
           Is come shore.                           --Shak.
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           The fruitful shore of muddy Nile.        --Spenser.
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     In shore, near the shore. --Marryat.
     On shore. See under On.
     Shore birds (Zool.), a collective name for the various
        limicoline birds found on the seashore.
     Shore crab (Zool.), any crab found on the beaches, or
        between tides, especially any one of various species of
        grapsoid crabs, as Heterograpsus nudus of California.
     Shore lark (Zool.), a small American lark ({Otocoris
        alpestris) found in winter, both on the seacoast and on
        the Western plains. Its upper parts are varied with dark
        brown and light brown. It has a yellow throat, yellow
        local streaks, a black crescent on its breast, a black
        streak below each eye, and two small black erectile ear
        tufts. Called also horned lark.
     Shore plover (Zool.), a large-billed Australian plover
        ({Esacus magnirostris). It lives on the seashore, and
        feeds on crustaceans, etc.
     Shore+teetan+(Zool.),+the+rock+pipit+({Anthus+obscurus">Shore teetan (Zool.), the rock pipit ({Anthus obscurus).
        [Prov. Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Horned \Horned\, a.
     Furnished with a horn or horns; furnished with a hornlike
     process or appendage; as, horned cattle; having some part
     shaped like a horn.
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           The horned moon with one bright star
           Within the nether tip.                   --Coleridge.
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     Horned+bee+(Zool.),+a+British+wild+bee+({Osmia+bicornis">Horned bee (Zool.), a British wild bee ({Osmia bicornis),
        having two little horns on the head.
     Horned dace (Zool.), an American cyprinoid fish ({Semotilus
        corporialis) common in brooks and ponds; the common chub.
        See Illust. of Chub.
     Horned frog (Zool.), a very large Brazilian frog
        ({Ceratophrys cornuta), having a pair of triangular horns
        arising from the eyelids.
     Horned grebe (Zool.), a species of grebe ({Colymbus
        auritus), of Arctic Europe and America, having two dense
        tufts of feathers on the head.
     Horned horse (Zool.), the gnu.
     Horned lark (Zool.), the shore lark.
     Horned lizard (Zool.), the horned toad.
     Horned owl (Zool.), a large North American owl ({Bubo
        Virginianus), having a pair of elongated tufts of
        feathers on the head. Several distinct varieties are
        known; as, the Arctic, Western, dusky, and striped horned
        owls, differing in color, and inhabiting different
        regions; -- called also great horned owl, horn owl,
        eagle owl, and cat owl. Sometimes also applied to the
        long-eared owl. See Eared owl, under Eared.
     Horned poppy. (Bot.) See Horn poppy, under Horn.
     Horned pout (Zool.), an American fresh-water siluroid fish;
        the bullpout.
     Horned rattler (Zool.), a species of rattlesnake ({Crotalus
        cerastes), inhabiting the dry, sandy plains, from
        California to Mexico. It has a pair of triangular horns
        between the eyes; -- called also sidewinder.
     Horned ray (Zool.), the sea devil.
     Horned screamer (Zool.), the kamichi.
     Horned snake (Zool.), the cerastes.
     Horned toad (Zool.), any lizard of the genus Phrynosoma,
        of which nine or ten species are known. These lizards have
        several hornlike spines on the head, and a broad, flat
        body, covered with spiny scales. They inhabit the dry,
        sandy plains from California to Mexico and Texas. Called
        also horned lizard.
     Horned viper. (Zool.) See Cerastes.
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