corn shock


noun

a stack or bundle of bound or unbound corn piled upright for curing or drying
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Examples from the Web for corn shock

  • He had been watching her antics round the corn-shock and Phil resented it.

    Otherwise Phyllis|Meredith Nicholson
  • One day I carried a freshly killed chicken into the field, and tying a long string to it, hid myself near by in a corn-shock.

    Wild Life Near Home|Dallas Lore Sharp
  • As the night wore away two or three of the boys became sober enough to hide the jug, which they concealed in a corn-shock.

    Fifteen Years in Hell|Luther Benson