Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not husked; having the husk on.
  • adjective Having the husk removed; without husk.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of unhusk.
  • adjective Without a husk.

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Examples

  • And there were ducks also, and ducks and blackbirds feasted to fatness on the ripe rice half unhusked by the sun.

    Chapter 21

  • 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….

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Earlier in the week, Indonesia raised the price it pays farmers for unhusked rice by 10%, and for finished rice by 7.5%.

    Indonesian Rice Prices

  • 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."

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • That next spring, my mother found two unhusked nuts in the bottom of one of those last sacks of pecans.

    MOM

  • Secrecy is enjoined by the cynical axiom, “If you have rice, hide it under the unhusked grain.”

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • 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.

    THE TANTE MARIE’S COOKING SCHOOL COOKBOOK

  • 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.

    THE TANTE MARIE’S COOKING SCHOOL COOKBOOK

  • 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.

    THE TANTE MARIE’S COOKING SCHOOL COOKBOOK

  • Cob maize, either husked or unhusked, is often dried in narrow cribs with open wall construction to allow natural ventilation through the cobs.

    Chapter 5

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