corn shock

corn shock

n
(Agriculture) a stack or bundle of bound or unbound corn piled upright for curing or drying
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Hal didn't wait for an answer but sprang to his feet and began to walk back and forth between the corn shocks.
There they stood in the big empty field with the quiet corn shocks stand- ing in rows behind them and the red and yellow hills in the distance, and from being just two indif- ferent workmen they had become all alive to each other.
Chop the stalks a few inches from the bottom, bundle them together and arrange the tied stalks in an old-fashioned corn shock.
Our collection includes corn husking hooks and pegs, corn knives, corn shock ropes, a John Deere corn binder and a John Deere No.
Sam Moore's column on corn shock tiers (February 2011) brought back memories.
Farm Collector readers did not recognize this corn shock binder, used to compress shocks.
Hand- or leg-powered corn knives were used to cut standing corn, and it might be laid on a shocking horse before being tied with the help of a corn shock cinch.
Many devices were sold to help cinch a corn shock tight and hold it until it could be tied.
Corn shock binder, owned by Steven Raymond of Montpelier, Ohio.
I well remember it," Jim recalls, and in the years since, he's amassed a collection of cornrelated items that includes box and freestanding shellers, corn shock tiers and various rare husking tools, as well as separate collections of hay forks and carriers, hog, dairy and poultry items.
The corn shocks stood still in the wasted garden, standing up like Indian wigwams.
Corn appears in the form of candy corn and the corn shocks decorate porches and tables.