from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To remove the husk of.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To deprive of a husk, as corn; hence, figuratively, to cause (a person) to reveal his thoughts or purposes; cause to disclose.
un- + husk (Wiktionary)
One man would engage to unhusk with his teeth and eat five large native chesnuts