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husk

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

something that encloses another thing especially to protect it
  • corn husks
  • a high stone wall is the husk that protects the actor from prying curiosity seekers

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husk

verb

Synonyms of husk (Entry 2 of 2)

to remove the natural covering of
  • the tedious task of husking coconuts

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The first known use of husk was in the 14th century

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“Husk.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/husk. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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