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Definition of husk:

  1. The external covering or envelope of certain fruits or seeds; glume; hull; rind; in the United States, especially applied to the covering of the ears of maize.
  2. The supporting frame of a run of millstones.
  3. To strip off the external covering or envelope of; as, to husk Indian corn.

Synonyms:

stalking, angry walk, still hunt, stalk, shuck, shell, blast, chaff, straw, beat out, beat, stem, cover, pale yellow, covering, vanquish, stubble, outside, crush, drinking straw, trounce, wheat.

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