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  • v. Present participle of husk.
  • n. A meeting of neighbours or friends to assist in husking maize.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of stripping off husks, as from Indian corn.
  • n. A meeting of neighbors or friends to assist in husking maize; -- called also.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of stripping off husks, as of maize.
  • n. A gathering of persons to assist in husking Indian corn (maize), usually with feasting and merrymaking. Also called husking-bee.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the removal of covering

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