Definition of Husking bee

1. Noun. A social gathering for the purpose of husking corn.

Exact synonyms: Cornhusking
Generic synonyms: Bee



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Husking Bee

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husk
husk tomato
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huskiness
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husking bee (current term)
huskings
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hussar
hussar monkey
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Literary usage of Husking bee

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1. History of Ohio: The Rise and Progress of an American State by Emilius Oviatt Randall, Daniel Joseph Ryan (1912)
"‘Twas the “wee sma' hours” of the morning when the husking bee broke up, and no telling how many sweet secrets were told that set the hearts of the lads and ..."

2. Granite State Magazine edited by George Waldo Browne (1906)
"husking bee in the days now grown gray in S memory was an annual event among the farmers i4 °f tne Granite State that generally lasted in the anticipation, ..."

3. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1916)
"In this way everyone learns how to make a cheap and efficient seed corn hanger. The really serious purpose of the husking bee, however, is to get people ..."

4. Festivals and Plays in Schools and Elsewhere by Percival Chubb (1912)
"SCENE II—THE HUSKING-BEE PART 1—Husking the corn Time—Several generations later than Scene I Place—A New England barn Persons—A farmer, his son, daughter, ..."

5. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1908)
"I can remember the old times when we had the husking bee. I am going to tell you something about this husking bee. ..."

6. Canadian Pen and Ink Sketches by John Fraser (1890)
"Were you ever. fair reader, at a " husking bee ?'' If not, let us give you an inkling as to how such things were done in country parts in the old days. ..."

7. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"... a husking-bee, thanksgiving ball, racing, and a variety of things.—Sylvester Judd, ' Margaret, p. 48 (Bartlett). Husky. Rough and sturdy. ..."

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