horn-mad (adj.) Old form(s): horne mad, horne-mad
[as of horned beasts] furious, enraged, raving mad
CE II.i.57[Dromio of Ephesus to Adriana] my master is horn-mad. [Adriana] Horn-mad, thou villain? [or: mad because cuckolded]
MA I.i.249[Claudio to Benedick] thou wouldst be horn-mad
MW I.iv.48[Mistress Quickly to herself, of Caius] If he had found the young man [Simple], he would have been horn-mad
MW III.v.140[Ford alone] I'll be horn-mad
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