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Husk

Pronunciation: hŭsk
n.1.The external covering or envelope of certain fruits or seeds; glume; hull; rind; in the United States, especially applied to the covering of the ears of maize.
2.The supporting frame of a run of millstones.
Husks of the prodigal son
(Bot.) the pods of the carob tree. See Carob.
v. t.1.To strip off the external covering or envelope of; as, to husk Indian corn.
[imp. & p. p. Husked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Husking.]
Noun1.husk - material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
Synonyms: chaff, shuck, stalk, stubble, straw
2.husk - outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds
Verb1.husk - remove the husks from; "husk corn"
Synonyms: shell
afterglow, afterimage, balance, bark, boll, bones, bran, burr, butt, butt end, candle ends, capsule, case, chaff, cod, corn shuck, cornhusk, culm, deadwood, debris, detritus, dishwater, draff, dregs, dust, end, fag end, filings, follicle, fossil, garbage, gash, hogwash, holdover, husks, jacket, leavings, lees, leftovers, legume, legumen, odds and ends, offal, offscourings, orts, palea, parings, pease cod, peel, pericarp, potsherds, rags, raspings, refuse, relics, remainder, remains, remnant, residue, residuum, rest, rind, roach, rubbish, ruins, rump, sawdust, scourings, scrap iron, scraps, scum, seed pod, seed vessel, seedbox, seedcase, shadow, shards, shavings, shuck, silique, slack, slag, slop, slops, slough, straw, stubble, stump, survival, sweepings, swill, tares, trace, vestige, wastage, waste, waste matter, wastepaper, weeds
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