a gathering of farm families or friends to husk corn, usually as part of a celebration or party.
1. a combining form meaning “glass,” used in the formation of compound words: hyaloplasm. combining form 1. of, relating to, or resembling glass: hyaloplasm word-forming element meaning “of glass; glass-like, transparent,” from Greek hyalos “glass, clear alabaster,” apparently a non-Greek word, said to be of Egyptian origin. hyalo- or hyal- pref.
hyalogen hy·al·o·gen (hī-āl’ə-jən) n. Any of various insoluble substances related to mucoids occurring in structures such as cartilage, vitreous humor, and hydatid cysts and yielding sugars on hydrolysis.
[hahy-uh-luh-graf, -grahf] /ˈhaɪ ə ləˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/ noun 1. an instrument used in hyalography.
[hahy-uh-log-ruh-fee] /ˌhaɪ əˈlɒg rə fi/ noun 1. the technique of writing or engraving on glass.