Origin of cornstalk
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Cornstalk is said to have had a presentiment of his approaching fate.
See p. 172, note 2, for sketch of life and death of Cornstalk.
The harvest mouse sat on the top of a cornstalk and nibbled his supper."Wee Tim'rous Beasties"
But Cornstalk and Logan would not lead a big force into any of the valleys.
They were butchered after making a feast for Cornstalk and his warriors.
- a stalk or stem of corn
- Australian slang a tall thin man
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