horner noun
1 a maker of articles from, usually a ram’s, horn, especially horn-spoons or combs, it was generally Tinkers or Gypsies who specialised in this trade la16-19, 20- historical.
2 the name for the Gypsies or Tinkers who engaged in this work: ...Invertrossachs road with its ‘little spoon’ campsites, so called because this country of small fields and wooded inlets was where the Horners lived. la16-19, 20- historical. etymology: a derivative of ‘horn’; collected by Simson (1865) and attested by JS; sense 1 attested by BS in TDITA