cornhusking

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cornhusking the act of removing the husks from ears of corn
    • n cornhusking a social gathering for the purpose of husking corn
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Usage

In literature:

He liked the grub and he liked the cornhusks and he liked Brown.
"Cape Cod Stories" by Joseph C. Lincoln
The staff-officer cut away its cornhusk wrapping and read aloud the owner's name on the hilt.
"The Cavalier" by George Washington Cable
Cabin-raisings, cornhuskings, harvesttime, and quilting parties are just a few examples of this spirit in action.
"The Fair Play Settlers of the West Branch Valley, 1769-1784" by George D. Wolf
He was all in, the juice sapped out of him, as dry as a last year's cornhusk.
"Odd Numbers" by Sewell Ford
Hand huskers for dividing the cornhusks at the tips of the ears are made of wood, bone or steel.
"Farm Mechanics" by Herbert A. Shearer
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In news:

Instead, the Nebraska quarterback is coming home with the Heisman Trophy and a chance to lead the Cornhuskers to a national title.
Never took in a game at the Cornhuskers' stadium when I lived in Nebraska.
Patrick green / www.patrickgreenpictures.net: Texas A&M Aggies running back Cyrus Gray (32) and Nebraska Cornhuskers linebacker Lavonte David (4).
The fourth-best high school quarterback in the nation has had second thoughts about joining the Cornhuskers.
Along with that, the 17th-ranked Cornhuskers need him to be the runner he used to be.
Tenpins Bowls Over Cornhusker Rivals.
Vitello's homebred Tenpins rallied from just off the pace to earn a two-length victory over Bowman's Band in Saturday's $350,000 Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr III).
The national championship T-shirts were passed around as soon as the Nebraska Cornhuskers entered their locker room early today.
Lions, Cornhuskers both embrace fast-paced, no- huddle offense.
Jonesboro Avoids Trouble, Wins Cornhusker.
Jonesboro powers home in the Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap.
Get the latest news, stats, videos, and more about Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver Quincy Enunwa on ESPN.com.
COLUMBIA — MU volleyball coach Wayne Kreklow knows what it's like to lead his Tigers to a victory over the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
They honored Tom Osborne during Saturday's Cornhuskers game.
Corn has the Nebraska Cornhuskers, but nobody's naming football teams for the soybean.
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