Auld Hornie

After the establishment of Christianity, the heathen deities were degraded by the Church into fallen angels; and Pan, with his horns, crooked nose, goat's beard, pointed ears, and goats' feet, was transformed to his Satanic majesty, and called Old Horny.

O thou, whatever title suit thee,
Auld Hornie, Satan, Nick, or Clootie.

Burns.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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