corncob corncob  /ˈkɔrn ˌkɑb/


  • (n) the hard cylindrical core that bears the kernels of an ear of corn


  1. With his corncob pipe and his overdeveloped forearms, Popeye is hardly today's poster child of fitness, but his legendary food preference still makes a lot of sense.
  2. Officials of Harvard University's Widener Memorial Library were used to the sallow, bespectacled little man who habitually smoked a corncob pipe.
  3. The column carries the head Pumpernickle Bill, with a small drawing of a hayseedy fellow with stringy beard, corncob pipe, pencil behind ear.


  • Susie Lower

    Susie Lower, center left, director of Millard's Crossing Historic Village, looks over some of the corncob dolls made Nov. 7 by Carpenter Academy third graders during Pioneer Days at the village north of Nacogdoches.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: The Daily Sentinel

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