corn shock


a stack or bundle of bound or unbound corn piled upright for curing or drying

Nearby words

  1. corn poppy,
  2. corn rootworm,
  3. corn rose,
  4. corn row,
  5. corn salad,
  6. corn shuck,
  7. corn silk,
  8. corn smut,
  9. corn snake,
  10. corn snow

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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