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corn·field

 (kôrn′fēld′)
n.
A field in which corn is grown.

cornfield

(ˈkɔːnˌfiːld)
n
(Agriculture) a field planted with cereal crops

corn•field

(ˈkɔrnˌfild)

n.
a field in which corn is grown.
[1275–1325]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cornfield - a field planted with corncornfield - a field planted with corn    
grain field, grainfield - a field where grain is grown
Translations

cornfield

[ˈkɔːnfiːld] N [of wheat] → trigal m, campo m de trigo (US) [of maize] → maizal m, milpa f

cornfield

corn field [ˈkɔːrnfiːld] n
(British) (= field of wheat) → champ m de blé
(US) (= field of maize) → champ m de maïs

cornfield

[ˈkɔːnˌfiːld] n (Brit) → campo di grano (Am) → campo di granturco
References in classic literature ?
After the talk with Hal he hadn't returned to the cornfield but worked about the barn.
There, along the western sky-line it skirted a great cornfield, much larger than any field I had ever seen.
To see him striding along the profile of a hill on a windy day, with his clothes bagging and fluttering about him, one might have mistaken him for the genius of famine descending upon the earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a cornfield.
The very winds blew the Indian's cornfield into the meadow, and pointed out the way which he had not the skill to follow.
When we were at work in the cornfield, he would sometimes crawl on his hands and knees to avoid detection, and all at once he would rise nearly in our midst, and scream out, "Ha, ha
A Christmas frost had come at midsummer; a white December storm had whirled over June; ice glazed the ripe apples, drifts crushed the blowing roses; on hayfield and cornfield lay a frozen shroud: lanes which last night blushed full of flowers, to- day were pathless with untrodden snow; and the woods, which twelve hours since waved leafy and flagrant as groves between the tropics, now spread, waste, wild, and white as pine-forests in wintry Norway.
The other said, 'Do you see that large cornfield there?
Not far from Merry Mount was a settlement of Puritans, most dismal wretches, who said their prayers before daylight, and then wrought in the forest or the cornfield till evening made it prayer time again.
There, amid patches Of garden ground and cornfield, she sees the few wretched hovels of the settlers, with the still ruder wigwams and cloth tents of the passengers who had arrived in the same fleet with herself.
At each turn of the walk our heroine threw a timid eye around in quest of an unknown figure, and more than once fancied she saw the face of the god of music peering at her from the friendly covert of her aunt's shrubbery--and twice she mistook the light green of a neighbouring cornfield, waving in the wind, for the coat of Antonio.
I found him like a strayed buffalo in a cornfield - the Babu; snorting and sneezing with cold.
The body was made for it--the thumb to hold the hammer, the hand to pump the water and drive the horses, the legs to follow the plow, herd the cattle and chase the pigs from the cornfield, the ears to listen for strange noises from the stock, the eyes to watch for weeds and discover the lice on the hens, the mouth to yell the food call to the calves, the back to carry the bran.