The second branches of a stag's horn.
“In a hart the main horne itself they call the
beame. The lowest antlier is called the
brow-antlier; the next,
roial; the next that,
surroial; and then the top.”
“In a buck, they say bur,
advauncers, palme, and
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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