Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


After drying, they are brought to the hulling and winnowing machines.

When all the rice is gathered and dried, the hulling begins.

The hulling machine is a long tube into one end of which the rice is poured.

He was engaged in hulling walnuts by driving them through holes in a board.

Various methods of hulling other than by the corn sheller are in use.

So far as harvesting and hulling hickory nuts is concerned, the matter is not at all complicated.

After hulling by this method the nuts should be put into a tub or tank of water and thoroughly washed with a broom or stiff brush.

By this practice they were hulling the British ship prodigiously below her water-line and everywhere below her rail.

The immediate effect was that the enemy gained a little, and with a broader target succeeded twice in hulling the vessel.

When the seed has passed the linting machine, it is taken, still by a lattice, to a hulling machine.