- a field in which corn is grown.
Origin of cornfield
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Examples from the Web for cornfield
The cornfield districts downstate will go strongly Republican.Can Obama Save His Seat?
October 28, 2010
He then crept softly from the house and leaping a fence, gained the cornfield.Chronicles of Border Warfare
Alexander Scott Withers
Let us go into the cornfield, and see what the men are about; this yard is very dull.The Fairchild Family
Mary Martha Sherwood
Dead and dying choked the cornfield as the dead and dying had choked the cane brake.
Back through the cornfield before the Dunkard church fell the blue.
South of David Eby's cornfield stretched a strip of woodland.Patchwork
Anna Balmer Myers
- a field planted with cereal crops
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Word Origin and History for cornfield
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