cornhusking

noun

corn·​husk·​ing ˈkȯrn-ˌhə-skiŋ How to pronounce cornhusking (audio)
: a social gathering especially of farm families to husk corn

Examples of cornhusking in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There will also be a face-painting corral and old-fashioned cornhusking. Elizabeth Marie Himchak, Pomerado News, 10 July 2019 There will also be a blacksmith sharing his craft, games for all ages and old-fashioned cornhusking. Elizabeth Marie Himchak, Pomerado News, 27 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1692, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cornhusking was in 1692

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“Cornhusking.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cornhusking. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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