husk

Part of speech: verb

To remove the husk of.

Part of speech: noun

An outer covering; rind; something worthless.

Part of speech: noun

Husking.

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Usage examples "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", Emma Marshall.
  2. Just take some more husk off those empty ones. - "Into the Primitive", 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", Samuel Auguste David Tissot.