Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of freeing from shucks or husks.
  • noun A husking-bee; a husking.

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  • verb Present participle of shuck.

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Examples

  • I don't mind sending physical copies, but if some folks are fine with PDFs there's no point in shucking out for postage, right?

    Book Reviewers accepting PDFs?

  • What marvel that to be a boy at Lovell's Harbor was a boon to be coveted even if along with the distinction went a throng of homely tasks such as shucking clams, cleaning cod, baiting lobster pots, and running errands?

    Walter and the Wireless

  • It may very well borderline on torture, which I probably shouldn’t admit since last time I posted about not liking something, namely shucking oysters I found myself staring at a case of them the next day…

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • You know the Stephen A. Smith ESPN spots I’m talking about, the ones Jason Whitlock referred to as shucking and jiving.

    Global Cooling? Perhaps Not. « Lean Left

  • It may very well borderline on torture, which I probably shouldn’t admit since last time I posted about not liking something, namely shucking oysters I found myself staring at a case of them the next day…

    Chef Challenge III: Morels

  • My fascination with the fact that the term "shucking" applies to shellfish and not just corn (perhaps my Midwest upbringing?), quickly turned to horror at the revolting process that occurs when one is shucking a scallop.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • My fascination with the fact that the term "shucking" applies to shellfish and not just corn (perhaps my Midwest upbringing?), quickly turned to horror at the revolting process that occurs when one is shucking a scallop.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • My fascination with the fact that the term "shucking" applies to shellfish and not just corn (perhaps my Midwest upbringing?), quickly turned to horror at the revolting process that occurs when one is shucking a scallop.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • My fascination with the fact that the term "shucking" applies to shellfish and not just corn (perhaps my Midwest upbringing?), quickly turned to horror at the revolting process that occurs when one is shucking a scallop.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • My fascination with the fact that the term "shucking" applies to shellfish and not just corn (perhaps my Midwest upbringing?), quickly turned to horror at the revolting process that occurs when one is shucking a scallop.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

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