husk·​ing | \ ˈhə-skiŋ How to pronounce husking (audio) \

Definition of husking

: cornhusking

called also husking bee

Examples of husking in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Finally, someone has done something to keep them corn-husking, bug-eating, flatlanders from Nebraska out of our state. Mark Kiszla, The Denver Post, "Kickin’ It with Kiz: How to empower people wanting Broncos to start Drew Lock at quarterback," 26 Oct. 2019 Activities include hay rides, pumpkin picking, games, a petting zoo, pony rides, a corn husking contest, face painting, and more., "Verrill Farm," 26 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of husking

1692, in the meaning defined above

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“Husking.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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