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1. The hard thick cylindrical central core on which are borne the grains or kernels of an ear of corn, usually in rows.
2. A corncob pipe.


1. (Cookery) the core of an ear of maize, to which kernels are attached
2. (Recreational Drugs) short for corncob pipe



1. the elongated woody core in which the grains of an ear of corn are embedded.
2. Also called corn′cob pipe′. tobacco pipe with a bowl made from a corncob.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corncob - the hard cylindrical core that bears the kernels of an ear of corncorncob - the hard cylindrical core that bears the kernels of an ear of corn
core - the center of an object; "the ball has a titanium core"
corn, Indian corn, maize, Zea mays - tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times


[ˈkɔːnkɒb] N (esp US) → mazorca f de maíz
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Wade's heart beat tumultuously, and once when Martin came upon the little girl seated solemnly in the midst of a circle of corncob dolls, his throat contracted with an extraordinary tightness.
Potato Head has done his part to raise social awareness, like giving up his corncob pipe to send an anti-smoking message to kids, and "stumping" for the League of Women Voters to get out the vote.
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He is wearing a typical lightweight two-piece cotton outfit and his corncob arms reveal his origins in the fields of the American South.
The corncob also gets rubbery, bending rather than snapping when flexed.
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