Cornstalk
Cornstalk Corn"stalk` (-st[add]k`), n. A stalk of Indian corn. [1913 Webster]

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  • cornstalk — ☆ cornstalk [kôrn′stôk΄ ] n. a stalk of corn (maize) …   English World dictionary

  • Cornstalk — For other uses, see Corn Stalk. Cornstalk s gravesite in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Cornstalk (Shawnee: Hokoleskwa) (ca. 1720 November 10, 1777) was a prominent leader of the Shawnee nation just prior to the American Revolution. His name,… …   Wikipedia

  • Cornstalk — Grabstätte von Chief Cornstalk Cornstalk, bzw. Hokoleskwa (blade of corn), (* 1720 (?); † 10. November 1777) war ein berühmter Anführer der Shawnee Indianer zur Zeit der amerikanischen Unabhängigkeitsbewegung. Seine Ermordung durch amerikanische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cornstalk — noun a) The tough, fibrous stalk of a corn (maize) plant, often ground for silage after harvest. Hes a bloody cornstalk. He is from New South Wales. b) A single specimen of a corn plant once past the seedling stage and which may, at maturity,… …   Wiktionary

  • cornstalk — /ˈkɔnstɔk / (say kawnstawk) noun 1. the stalk or stem of corn. 2. Colloquial someone who was born in NSW, or who has come to regard it as his or her home: *I m a Cornstalk, born in New South Wales. –joseph furphy, 1903. 3. Colloquial a tall, thin …   Australian English dictionary

  • cornstalk — noun Date: 1645 a stalk of Indian corn …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cornstalk — /kawrn stawk /, n. the stalk or stem of corn, esp. Indian corn. [1635 45, Amer.; CORN1 + STALK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Cornstalk — 1. person native to or resident in New South Wales; 2. tall, thin person; 3. (obsolete) native born Australian, being generally taller and thinner than the immigrant …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • cornstalk — Australian Slang 1. person native to or resident in New South Wales; 2. tall, thin person; 3. (obsolete) native born Australian, being generally taller and thinner than the immigrant …   English dialects glossary

  • cornstalk — n. stalk of a corn plant …   English contemporary dictionary

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