Husk

  • 1 husk´i|ly — husk|y1 «HUHS kee», adjective, husk|i|er, husk|i|est, noun, plural husk|ies. –adj. 1. dry in the throat; rough of voice; hoarse: »a …

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  • 2 Husk|y — husk|y1 «HUHS kee», adjective, husk|i|er, husk|i|est, noun, plural husk|ies. –adj. 1. dry in the throat; rough of voice; hoarse: »a …

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  • 4 Husk — Título Husk Ficha técnica Dirección Brett Simmons Producción Stephanie Caleb Limor Diamant Moshe Diamant Courtney Solomon …

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  • 5 Husk — (h[u^]sk), n. [Prob. for hulsk, and from the same root as hull a husk. See {Hull} a husk.] 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 …

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  • 6 Husk — Husk, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Husked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Husking}.] To strip off the external covering or envelope of; as, to husk Indian corn. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 husk — həsk n HOOSE <an outbreak of husk was observed in a flock of 200 sheep (Veterinary Bull.)> * * * (husk) 1. an outer covering or shell, as of some fruits and seeds. 2. hoose …

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  • 8 husk — [husk] n. [ME huske, prob. < MDu huuskijn, dim. of huus, HOUSE] 1. the dry outer covering of various fruits or seeds, as of an ear of corn 2. the dry, rough, or useless outside covering of anything vt. to remove the husk or husks from husker n …

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  • 9 husk — ► NOUN 1) the dry outer covering of some fruits or seeds. 2) a dry or rough discarded outer layer. ► VERB ▪ remove the husk from. ORIGIN probably from Low German h ske sheath , little house …

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  • 10 Husk — est une série de bande dessinée de science fiction dessinée par Arnaud Boudoiron et publiée par Soleil Productions. Le tome 1 est écrit par Frédéric L Homme et le tome 2 par Louis. Scénario : Frédéric L Homme puis Louis Dessin : Arnaud… …

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  • 11 husk — (n.) late 14c., huske dry, outer skin of certain fruits and seeds, of unknown origin, perhaps from M.Du. huuskyn little house, core of fruit, case, dim. of huus house, or from an equivalent formation in English (see HOUSE (Cf. house)). As a verb …

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  • 12 husk — [n] covering, case aril, bark, case, chaff, glume, hull, outside, pod, rind, shell, shuck, skin; concepts 428,484 Ant. core …

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  • 13 Husk — For the comic book superhero, see Husk (comics). For the disease affecting cattle, see Dictyocaulus. For the American film, see Husk (film). Corn being husked in the yard of a Dungan farmer in Kyrgyzstan Husk (or hull) in botany is the outer… …

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  • 14 husk — de·husk; husk; husk·ened; husk·er; husk·i·ly; husk·i·ness; un·husk; …

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  • 15 husk — I UK [hʌsk] / US noun [countable] Word forms husk : singular husk plural husks 1) the dry outer cover of some types of grain rice/wheat husks 2) mainly literary someone who has lost all the lively qualities they had before II UK [hʌsk] / US verb… …

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  • 16 husk — [[t]hʌsk[/t]] n. 1) bot the dry external covering of certain fruits or seeds, esp. of an ear of corn 2) the enveloping or outer part of anything, esp. when dry or worthless 3) to remove the husk from • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME huske=hus (akin to… …

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  • 17 husk´er — husk1 «huhsk», noun, verb. –n. 1. the dry outer covering of certain seeds and fruits: a) U.S. the outer covering of an ear of corn. Corn husks are still green when the corn is ready to eat. b) carob pods (in the parable of the prodigal son, Luke… …

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  • 18 husk — husker, n. husklike, adj. /husk/, n. 1. the dry external covering of certain fruits or seeds, esp. of an ear of corn. 2. the enveloping or outer part of anything, esp. when dry or worthless. v.t. 3. to remove the husk from. [1350 1400; ME huske,… …

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  • 19 husk — 1. noun /hʌsk/ a) The dry, leafy or stringy exterior of certain vegetables or fruits, which must be removed before eating the meat inside A coconut has a very thick husk. b) Any form of useless, dried up, and subsequently worthless exterior of… …

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  • 20 husk — husk1 [hʌsk] n [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Probably from Middle Dutch huuskijn, from huus house, cover ] 1.) [U and C] the dry outer part of corn, some grains, seeds, nuts etc 2.) the useless outer part of something that remains after the important …

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