What does the word husk mean?

Usage examples for husk

  1. Reginald unrolled the parcel, and the little kernel, so familiar to authors, of the proof- sheets enclosed in the husk of the manuscript fell out. – Salome by Emma Marshall
  2. Just take some more husk off those empty ones. – Into the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  3. The common People substitute to these a Bath made of the Husk of Grapes, after their Juice is expressed, which cures some by making them sweat abundantly. – Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health by Samuel Auguste David Tissot