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corn on the cob

Definition of corn on the cob

  1. :  kernels still attached to the corncob <We ate corn on the cob.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a small hard particle :  grain

    :  the grain of a cereal grass that is the primary crop of a region (as wheat in Britain and oats in Scotland and Ireland)

    :  a plant that produces corn

  1. :  to form into grains :  granulate

    :  to preserve or season with salt in grains

    :  to cure or preserve in brine containing preservatives and often seasonings

  1. :  a local hardening and thickening of epidermis (as on a toe)

  1. :  a male swan

    :  a rounded mass, lump, or heap

    :  a mixture of unburnt clay and straw used especially for constructing walls of small houses in England

Seen and Heard

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to dishevel or rumple

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