husking bee


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husk·ing bee

(hŭs′kĭng)

husk′ing bee`


n.
a gathering of farm families or friends to husk corn, usu. as part of a celebration.
Also called husk′ing.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.husking bee - a social gathering for the purpose of husking cornhusking bee - a social gathering for the purpose of husking corn
bee - a social gathering to carry out some communal task or to hold competitions
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They know the quilting bee, the honey bee and the husking bee
and other communal aspects of farm life, such as husking bees, barn raising, butchering and hay baling.
At harvest time, there were apple bees and husking bees.