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cornhusker

[kawrn-huhs-ker]
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noun
  1. a person or thing involved in the husking of corn.
  2. (initial capital letter) a Nebraskan (used as a nickname).
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Origin of cornhusker

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50; corn1 + husk + -er1
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