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The leafy husk of an ear of corn.
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(Agriculture) US and Canadian the outer protective covering of an ear of maize; the chaff
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the husk of an ear of corn.
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Noun1.cornhusk - the husk of an ear of corn
husk - outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds
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Continuing in the Columbia River Plateau region, staff contributor Scott Thompson of Spokane, Washington introduces flat twined bags also known as cornhusk bags.
I beaded necklaces, made cornhusk dolls, wove blankets and sewed clothes for a pow-wow.
(Music fans will also want to note the Mighty Mississippi Music Festival, a three-day party of roots and blues music held in Warfield Point Park beginning October 11.) Farm laborers also helped make hot tamales a beloved local foodstuff: meat and cornmeal masa kept warm in a cornhusk. This foodstuff's great local story will be celebrated the weekend of October 18 at the Delta Hot Tamale Festival.
Make pioneer crafts such as cornhusk dolls, craft clay beads, spin fibers into yarn and weave on a loom.
"Children of the Corn," the 1984 film based on Stephen King's short story, doesn't actually include cornhusk monsters, but victims are crucified on cornhusk crosses.
Mr Taco is the final destination in Doha of those who love Tamales - a Mexican dish made out of corn-based dough steamed in a cornhusk, pointed out Sylvia."We also produce some very traditional Mexican dishes eaten on certain occasions or during festivities.
A green cornhusk stuck like toilet paper to the sole of her shoe; she was too weak to shake it off.
From a handmade family heirloom dining table to cornhusk brooms, black children's cold bare feet in late autumn, newspaper-insulted walls, church spirituals, and oiling door hinges with lard to keep them from squeaking, the author goes to great lengths to accurately and richly set the place and time.
Some examples include superhero costumes, prancing pony puppets, cornhusk dolls and forest folk nature crafts, a toy train or race car, and a treasure hunt game with a winning trophy.
He, "Structure and properties of novel regenerated cellulose films prepared from cornhusk cellulose in room temperature ionic liquids," Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol.
Eaten straight from their cornhusk wrapping, fragrant with good corn masa, pork and chilies, they immediately hit the spot.
Some bodies pass through more easily than others; that body which melts on the tongue, or that which can be wrapped in a cornhusk. The priest is often there on Sundays when Ray and his wife are having lunch, but they've never listened to his sermons.