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  • n  something of little value
    not worth shucks
  • n  an expression of disappointment or irritation
  • n  material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
  • v  remove from the shell
  • v  remove the shucks from

  • There, a Canadian named Gordon Northcott (nicely played by Jason Butler Harner as a man who tries to hide his darkest impulses under the aw-shucks amiability of a Gary Cooper rube .
  • Rahm Emanuel emerges, shucks off suit jacket and flings it glam over shoulder.
  • When it shucks off its costume, it resembles a spider.
News & Articles

  • Lobster firm seeks processing space on Portland pier
    Richmond-based Shucks Maine Lobster wants to lease nearly 19,000 square feet of space in the city-owned Portland Ocean Terminal on the Maine State Pier.
    June 13, 2013 - Portland Press Herald
  • Im Not DeadYet!
    If you were a teenager in the mid to early 1970s, and even the early ‘80s, you know who Robby Benson is. Those piercing blue eyes, that warm “aww shucks” smile.
    June 7, 2013 - The Barnstable Patriot

  • Byron Leftwich in
    I said, Oh, shucks. This is going to get crazy,' Leftwich said. "If they had made that decision, they would have made that decision and there was nothing I could do about that. That's why I wasn't worried about what I could (not) control."
  • John Marshall in Calgary Sun
    Shucks, I don't really think so,the homespun Marshall said when asked if he's ever been asked to ruin a passer's pro debut with a scheme based only on film from pre-season games.
  • Milt Stegall in 940 News
    Shucks, Saskatchewan, Winnipeg? Man, there'll be so many cows and horses and I'm about to buy some stock in Molson because they're not going to have enough beer out there,said Stegall. "It'll be a great atmosphere."

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