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husking


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Husking  \Husk"ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  or  process  of  stripping  off  husks,  as  from  Indian 
  corn. 
 
  2.  A  meeting  of  neighbors  or  friends  to  assist  in  husking 
  maize;  --  called  also  husking  bee.  [U.S.]  ``A  red  ear  in 
  the  husking.''  --Longfellow. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Husk  \Husk\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Husked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Husking}.] 
  To  strip  off  the  external  covering  or  envelope  of  as  to 
  husk  Indian  corn. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  husking 
  n  :  the  removal  of  covering  [syn:  {denudation},  {stripping},  {uncovering}, 
  {baring}] 




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