cornhusking cornhusking  /ˈkɔrn ˌhə skɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a social gathering for the purpose of husking corn
  2. (n) the act of removing the husks from ears of corn

Usage(s):

  1. On the Henry Keppy farm near Davenport, 125,000 farmers and their families gathered to see how the job was done by the best of them at the annual national cornhusking contest.
  2. Competitive cornhusking has its intricacies.

News

  1. Hand cornhusking skills never forgotten

    CENTRAL CITY — It was more than 80 years ago when Wayne Cheney of Bennet learned how to pick corn out on the family farm. All the cornhusking then was done by hand with horses pulling the wagon full o
    on October 7, 2013     Source: Kearney Hub

  2. Sunday, October 6, 2013 11:47 pm

    CENTRAL CITY — It was more than 80 years ago when Wayne Cheney of Bennet learned how to pick corn out on the family farm. All the cornhusking then was done by hand with horses pulling the wagon full of the harvested crop.
    on October 7, 2013     Source: Grand Island Independent

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