Definition of Hummelled
1. hummel [v] - See also: hummel
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Literary usage of Hummelled
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. General Report of the Agricultural State, and Political Circumstances, of by Sir John Sinclair (1814)
"In others, by chain buckets formerly mentioned, all the \\\-hummelled barley is ... On some occasions, barley has been known to be too much hummelled, ..."
2. British Farmer's Magazine (1847)
"The barley to be hummelled is placed upon the barn-floor, and is freed from its awns by repeated strokes of the instrument. ..."
3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"hummelled (Scott.), without horns. To hummel is to take off the awns of harley. Hupp (Scotl.), to turn horses to the right. Hutch (Suss. ..."
4. The Genesee Farmer (1849)
"Its produce was 52 bushels and 2 pecks per acre; weight, 55J Ibs. per bushel— when hummelled, 58 Ibs. The same land was sown with whitestone turnips on the ..."
5. The Autobiography of a Working Man by Alexander Somerville (1848)
"... for hummelled corn, that was barley and beans, to make bread. This, besides what he must have paid for oats or oatmeal, and for the schooling of the ..."
6. Reprinted Glossaries by Walter William Skeat (1879)
"a small rick. Hulls (Line.), husks of turnips, eaten close to the ground. hummelled (Scoti.), without horns. To hummel is to take off the awns of barley. ..."