Definition of Shuck

1. Noun. Material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds.

Exact synonyms: Chaff, Husk, Stalk, Straw, Stubble
Specialized synonyms: Bran
Generic synonyms: Plant Material, Plant Substance
Derivative terms: Chaffy, Husk



2. Verb. Remove from the shell. "Shuck oysters"
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw

3. Verb. Remove the shucks from. "Shuck corn"
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw

Definition of Shuck

1. n. A shock of grain.

2. n. A shell, husk, or pod; especially, the outer covering of such nuts as the hickory nut, butternut, peanut, and chestnut.

3. v. t. To deprive of the shucks or husks; as, to shuck walnuts, Indian corn, oysters, etc.

4. v. t. To remove or take off (shucks); hence, to discard; to lay aside; -- usually with off.

Definition of Shuck

1. Noun. The shell or husk, especially of grains (e.g. corn/maize) or nuts (e.g. walnuts). ¹

2. Noun. (slang African American Vernacular English) A fraud; a scam. ¹

3. Noun. (slang) A phony. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To remove the shuck from (walnuts, oysters, etc.). ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To remove (any outer covering). ¹

6. Verb. (transitive intransitive slang) To fool; to hoax. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shuck

1. to remove the husk or shell from [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shuck

shtuka
shtukas
shtum
shtumed
shtuming
shtumm
shtums
shtupped
shtupping
shtups
shu'
shuangfengite
shubnikovite
shubunkin
shuck (current term)
shuck and jive
shuck down
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shucked and jived
shucker
shuckers
shuckery
shucking
shucking and jiving
shuckings
shucks
shucks and jives
shud
shuddap

Literary usage of Shuck

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1. The Leisure Hour edited by William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens (1876)
"I wonder she didn't do no more mischief," paid shuck, trying to lift the lady up. ... Ah, that'll be kinder like than burning the poor old lass," shuck ..."

2. The Baptist Missionary Magazine by Executive Committee, Baptist General Convention, American Baptist Missionary Union, Board of Managers (1845)
"Letter of Mr. shuck. Mr. Shack writes under date of Canton, Jane 16. I made a missionary tour to Hongkong and remained over the 1st Loni's day of this month ..."

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