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husking bee

noun
1.
a gathering of farm families or friends to husk corn, usually as part of a celebration or party.
Origin of husking bee
1800-1810
First recorded in 1800-10
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  • Therefore, I will begin with the story of the husking bee at Grandfather Dimock's home, when mother was a girl.

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