Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The process of salting and seasoning beef and pork for preservation.
  • noun The process of granulating gunpowder.
  • noun A top-buggy with deep sides and the part forward of the seat cut down square.

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  • verb Present participle of corn.

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Examples

  • In 1859 Gait asserted Canada's right to place a tariff on goods corning from the Mother Country.

    The Philosophy of Canada's Position in the British Empire

  • Harnish, corning next, had tossed in five hundred dollars, with the remark to MacDonald that he was letting him in easy.

    Chapter 2

  • He was a ceramic chemist who, among other accomplishments, produced the first piece of corning ware (an ashtray, which mother kept on display until a rambunctious child – not me – dropped and broke it one day).

    Stromata Blog:

  • All he could talk about was motor-cars, machinery, gasoline, and garages -- and especially, and with huge delight, of his mean pilferings and sordid swindlings of the persons who had employed him in the days before the corning of the plague.

    Page 4

  • He was a ceramic chemist who, among other accomplishments, produced the first piece of corning ware (an ashtray, which mother kept on display until a rambunctious child – not me – dropped and broke it one day).

    Dorothy June McVay Veal, March 1, 1922 – October 19, 2009

  • Then there drifted across the field of vision of his mind's eye the old man he had encountered at Glen Ellen, corning up the hillside through the fires of sunset, white-headed and white-bearded, eighty-four, in his hand the pail of foaming milk and in his face all the warm glow and content of the passing summer day.

    Chapter XXII

  • He was a ceramic chemist who, among other accomplishments, produced the first piece of corning ware (an ashtray, which mother kept on display until a rambunctious child – not me – dropped and broke it one day).

    L, t U & E

  • Well now his self-contradictions will be in plain view, and he'll be compared not with crazy Guilianis and inept Romneys and antediluvian Huckabees, but with an attractive, dynamic young Democrat who will not let McCain corning the "straight talk" market.

    McCain: Obama Has Nothing In Common With Hamas -- But The Voters Think It Should Be An Issue, Anyway

  • At the housewarming party she hosted she felt like a bride in wicker as she lashed open packages: festive corning ware, Provençal platters, a pitcher shaped like Lord Chanticleer, walnut cheese boards, a beveled chip and dip bowl, a smoothie dispenser, a hand-held massager, and a tea kettle that whistled "This Little Light of Mine."

    To-die-for

  • Meanwhile, we have continued to discuss and incorporate good ideas from a variety of perspectives and both political parties - already, we have accepted 87 Republican amendments, and in the corning days we hope to work out many more.

    By the Numbers: What’s the difference between

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