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  • v. Present participle of hull.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In the dry method, the husks are removed either by hand (threshing and pounding in a mortar, on the smaller plantations) or by specially constructed machinery, known as hulling machines.

    All About Coffee

  • The last step in the preparation process is called hulling or peeling, both words accurately describing the purpose of the operation.

    All About Coffee

  • But once she was in the kitchen, even working with Mizuho on something as simple as hulling strawberries reminded her of the distance between herself and everyone else.

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

  • When you have finished hulling the strawberries, Ellen will help carry the bowls to the tables.

    The Dressmaker

  • Before and after, he worked as a mobile home hulling foreman, oil-field roughneck, horse trainer, auto body shop manager, bar bouncer and "some other things that hurt my head to try to remember."

    The real Don Adams is still Alive

  • Once harvested, grains had to be threshed and winnowed. 106 Beyond hulling, they were then pounded and ground.

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  • That would change if the news spread that Harvesters had started hulling ghouls, raiding their bodies for every salvageable part, leaving only the skin husk behind.

    Blood Lite II: Overbite

  • It was late in the year to be harvesting, but we filled several sacks with acorns, and then sat by the fire, discarding worm-eaten ones, hulling good ones, and pounding the kernels with stones to make a coarse meal.

    Wildfire

  • The organic farm always has some demo on the weekend - walnut hulling, wool carding, ice cream making, etc.

    Microwave Popcorn, Minus the Ripoff - Bitten Blog - NYTimes.com

  • One time they were showing us popcorn - hulling it on the cob, popping it on the outdoor woodstove, feeding us the results.

    Microwave Popcorn, Minus the Ripoff - Bitten Blog - NYTimes.com

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