- US and Canadian the husk of an ear of maize
Examples from the Web for corn shuck
Historical Examples of corn shuck
The most practical substitute they could find for straw was the corn-shuck.
It don't matter a corn-shuck to us where we fight, so as it's soon.True to the Old Flag
G. A. Henty
We had been wearing coal-scuttle bonnets of plaited straw, trimmed with corn-shuck rosettes.Dixie After the War
Myrta Lockett Avary
One corn-shuck hat, made for a "Confederate bride" of the Neck, was trimmed with flowers made of small white feathers.
The men would take meal dough and fit it into a corn-shuck, tying the shucks tightly.History of Morgan's Cavalry
Basil W. Duke