corn shuck

corn shuck

n
(Agriculture) US and Canadian the husk of an ear of maize
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wrapped his left hand in blue corn shuck, anointing a spotted Indian dog
18-19, featured Cockshutt and Case equipment, antique vehicle parades, horse demonstrations, power threshing and shelling, yarn spinning, rug weaving, quilting and corn shuck doll making, to name but a few of the old-time delights.
Originally, the tamales were wrapped in corn shucks bought in bales from California, a five-month supply at a time.
Depending on the environment, corn shucks, grain dust or whatever catches in the water and settles down, so sediment builds up and the engine doesn't cool as well," he says.
We never thought it strange to hear older folks predict a long cold winter by the thickness of corn shucks or number of acorns squirrels gathered.
Remarkable that such frail things as corn shucks and leaves should last longer than the history of a nation
These sounds ring loudly in Horace's cars, and in his consciousness because they recall the picture of Temple's rape on the mattress made of corn shucks.
She makes the beef tamales with yellow corn meal and ties them in corn shucks.
She also reported using aloe, asafetida, catnip, garlic, lemon, and turpentine as remedies during the preceding year and recalled previous use of briar root, chinaberry, corn shucks, and pine as remedies.
These sounds ring loudly in Horace's ears, and in his consciousness because they recall the picture of Temple's rape on the mattress made of corn shucks.