corn on the cob

Definition of corn on the cob

:kernels still attached to the corncob
  • We ate corn on the cob.

Word by Word Definitions

corn play
  1. : a small hard particle : grain

  2. : a small hard seed

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

  1. : to form into grains : granulate

  2. : to preserve or season with salt in grains

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

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

cob play
  1. : a male swan

  2. : a rounded mass, lump, or heap

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


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