Husking
Husking Husk"ing, n. 1. The act or process of stripping off husks, as from Indian corn. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Husking — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • husking — noun Date: 1692 cornhusking called also husking bee …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • husking — /hus king/, n. 1. Also called shucking. the act of removing husks, esp. those of corn. 2. See husking bee. [1685 95, Amer.; HUSK + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • husking — /ˈhʌskɪŋ/ (say husking) noun the act of removing husks, especially those of maize. {husk + ing1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • husking — hÊŒsk n. dry outer covering of seeds and fruits v. remove the outer covering of seeds or fruits …   English contemporary dictionary

  • husking — noun the removal of covering • Syn: ↑denudation, ↑stripping, ↑uncovering, ↑baring • Derivationally related forms: ↑husk, ↑strip (for: ↑stripping) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Husking Bee — was a Japanese Punk Rock band formed in 1994 that disbanded on March 6 2005.HUSKING BEE was a popular Punk Japanese rock Band.According to Oricon, HUSKING BEE’s member were Isobe Masafumi(on Vocals), Kudo Tekkin Tetsuya(on Bass) and Hiramoto… …   Wikipedia

  • husking (bee) — ☆ husking (bee) or husking [hus′kiŋ ] n. CORNHUSKING (sense 2) * * * …   Universalium

  • husking (bee) — ☆ husking (bee) or husking [hus′kiŋ ] n. CORNHUSKING (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • husking (bee) — ☆ husking (bee) or husking [hus′kiŋ ] n. CORNHUSKING (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

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