corncob corncob  /ˈkɔrn ˌkɑb/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  • 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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