Corning house
Corn Corn, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Corned} (k?rnd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Corning}.] 1. To preserve and season with salt in grains; to sprinkle with salt; to cure by salting; now, specifically, to salt slightly in brine or otherwise; as, to corn beef; to corn a tongue. [1913 Webster]

2. To form into small grains; to granulate; as, to corn gunpowder. [1913 Webster]

3. To feed with corn or (in Sctland) oats; as, to corn horses. --Jamieson. [1913 Webster]

4. To render intoxicated; as, ale strong enough to corn one. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

{Corning house}, a house or place where powder is corned or granulated. [1913 Webster]


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