from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who husks; especially, one who husks corn; one who takes part in a husking-bee.
  • noun A tool or machine for removing the husks from maize.
  • noun Among oystermen, an oysteropener; a shucker.
  • noun plural In ornithology, the Deglubitores, the third order of birds in Macgillivray's system. See Deglubitores.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who husks (as one who removes the husks, leaves, from ears of corn).
  • noun US, slang A fan or supporter of the Nebraska Cornhuskers, the sports teams of the University of Nebraska.


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