They laid plans for work in the fall, for the cutting and the husking of the corn.
Get it ready for canning by husking it and removing the silk.
The overseers were soon after them and had them separated and at their husking again.
Other duties are the husking of rice and the making of cheroots.
Now, Abe, you know you like a husking better than anything else.
Did Leah Herrick say anything to you against me the other night at the husking?
The wages they obtain for this work are the value of 100 nuts for husking 1000 nuts.
I was brought up on plowing, husking corn and going to meeting.
I grumbled so much about this feature of the husking that a man of experience asked why I did not use binder twine.
With this comparison the process of husking the grain is designated.
late 14c., huske "dry, outer skin of certain fruits and seeds," of unknown origin, perhaps from Middle Dutch huuskyn "little house, core of fruit, case," diminutive of huus "house," or from an equivalent formation in English (see house). As a verb, attested from 1560s. Related: Husked; husking.