Shucking



noun
1.
husking.
noun
1.
a husk or pod, as the outer covering of corn, hickory nuts, chestnuts, etc.
2.
Usually, shucks. Informal. something useless or worthless:
They don’t care shucks about the project.
3.
the shell of an oyster or clam.
verb (used with object)
4.
to remove the shucks from:
to shuck corn.
5.
to remove or discard as or like shucks; peel off:
to shuck one’s clothes.
6.
Slang. to get rid of (often followed by off):
a bad habit I couldn’t shuck off for years.
interjection
7.
shucks, Informal. (used as a mild exclamation of disgust or regret.)
verb (used with object), Slang.
1.
to deceive or lie to.
noun
1.
the outer covering of something, such as the husk of a grain of maize, a pea pod, or an oyster shell
verb (transitive)
2.
to remove the shucks from
3.
(informal, mainly US & Canadian) to throw off or remove (clothes, etc)
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