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See definition of husking on Dictionary.com
  • as inpod
  • as inskin
  • as instrip
  • as inundress
  • as inunwrap
  • as inshuck
  • as inunclothe
  • as indisrobe

synonyms for husking

  • capsule
  • husk
  • skin
  • case
  • covering
  • hull
  • sheath
  • sheathing
  • shell
  • vessel
  • graze
  • pare
  • scrape
  • shave
  • trim
  • abrade
  • bare
  • bark
  • cast
  • decorticate
  • excoriate
  • exuviate
  • flay
  • gall
  • hull
  • husk
  • peel
  • remove
  • rind
  • scale
  • scalp
  • shed
  • shuck
  • slough
  • strip
  • cut off
  • lay bare
  • pull off
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How to use husking in a sentence

After a forenoon so employed, the carpet of her room looked like a barn floor after a husking-match.
A MORTAL ANTIPATHYOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
The grinding of flour and husking of rice are sometimes part of the same business.
THE PANJAB, NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE, AND KASHMIRSIR JAMES MCCRONE DOUIE
Its fruit mollified the harshness of the New England rum of many an old-time raising and husking.
IN NEW ENGLAND FIELDS AND WOODSROWLAND E. ROBINSON
As for Johnny, he was taken into the field to assist in husking corn.
FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORSANONYMOUS
Now Antonio had, in turn, invited their neighbors to a maize-husking.
JOSE: OUR LITTLE PORTUGUESE COUSINEDITH A. (EDITH AUGUSTA) SAWYER
Vegetables which also require shelling or husking are: lima beans, green peas and green corn.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: HOUSEKEEPINGELIZABETH HALE GILMAN
Had he told the simple fact that he wanted help to drench a "husking" ewe, things might have gone differently.
BOB, SON OF BATTLEALFRED OLLIVANT
Some husking machines for hulling or peeling parchment coffee are polishers as well.
ALL ABOUT COFFEEWILLIAM H. UKERS
And in the corn-field, that promised nubbins instead of the usual husking, there shone too soon a glimmer of gold.
THE BIOGRAPHY OF A PRAIRIE GIRLELEANOR GATES
Watch weaving, carving and coconut husking and be sure to see the canoe pageant.
OAHU TRAVELER'S GUIDEBILL GLEASNER
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