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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.
Its fruit mollified the harshness of the New England rum of many an old-time raising and husking.
As for Johnny, he was taken into the field to assist in husking corn.
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.
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.
Watch weaving, carving and coconut husking and be sure to see the canoe pageant.

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