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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of unhusk.
- adj. Without a husk.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not husked; having the husk on.
- adj. Having the husk removed; without husk.
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And there were ducks also, and ducks and blackbirds feasted to fatness on the ripe rice half unhusked by the sun.
A Dutch official was sent with twenty soldiers to tell the inhabitants of villages to the south "that henceforth (as a sign that we are their protector) each family would have to deliver to the company ten bundles of rice paddy [unhusked rice] each year."
Like Ibn Battuta, Ma Huan carefully listed the foodstuffs available in the markets: Husked and unhusked rice, beans, cereals, barley, wheat, sesame and all kinds of vegetables….
Earlier in the week, Indonesia raised the price it pays farmers for unhusked rice by 10%, and for finished rice by 7.5%.
That next spring, my mother found two unhusked nuts in the bottom of one of those last sacks of pecans.
Secrecy is enjoined by the cynical axiom, “If you have rice, hide it under the unhusked grain.”
For delicious corn on the cob, cut off the silk and loose leaves, place the unhusked corn in a 325-degree oven, and bake for 10 minutes.
Cob maize, either husked or unhusked, is often dried in narrow cribs with open wall construction to allow natural ventilation through the cobs.
Figure II. 2 Simple rack for the sun drying of unhusked maize cobs
Total production in 1976 was about 3,483 million nuts, or the equivalent of about 6.6 million tons of unhusked nuts and 1.4 million tons of copra.