husking

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

Definition of husking

: cornhusking

called also husking bee

First Known Use of husking

1692, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about husking

Statistics for husking

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for husking

The first known use of husking was in 1692

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

Comments on husking

What made you want to look up husking? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

one from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!