"Two-horns." An hypothetical beast, fabled by the early French romancers, that was supposed to devour all men under petticoat government. It was described as very fat, thriving on good and enduring husbands.

The Bicorn is the antipode of Chichevache, which fed on obedient wives.



  • Cobham Brewer, E. (2001). The Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. Cassell reference.
  • Cooper, J.C., ed. (1997). Brewer's Book of Myth and Legend. Oxford: Helicon Publishing Ltd.