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1. The husking of corn.
2. A social gathering for husking corn. Also called husking bee.
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the removal of the husk from corn
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1. the removing of the husks from corn.
2. husking bee.
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|Noun||1.||cornhusking - a social gathering for the purpose of husking corn|
bee - a social gathering to carry out some communal task or to hold competitions
|2.||cornhusking - the act of removing the husks from ears of corn|
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