Definition of Husks
1. Noun. (plural of husk) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of husk) ¹
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Definition of Husks
1. husk [v] - See also: husk
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Literary usage of Husks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants by William Withering, William Macgillivray (1837)
"husks two, concealed, the outermost with a terminal awn. Seed loose. 18. MI'LIUM. ... husks two, concealed. Seed invested by the hardened husks ..."
2. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1899)
"SOMETHING BETTER THAN husks. AMONG the most satisfactory rewards of work on a ... People may not think that much can be got out of the study of " husks. ..."
3. The Biblical Repository and Classical Review. by American Biblical Repository (1840)
"MY attention has been lately turned to the meaning of the word husks, ... We inquire mainly, what means the word husks ? What were they, credibly, ..."
4. Notes, Explanatory and Practical, on the Gospels by Albert Barnes (1847)
"16 And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks ' that the Ь ... IT The husks. The word husks with us denotes the outward covering of corn. ..."
5. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art. by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1871)
"other tool, or otherwise removed, after which the water is drained from the oat-husks, by a waste-water pipe at the bottom of the tank, and beneath a ..."
6. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1871)
"other tool, or otherwise removed, after which the water is drained from the o:it-husks, by a waste-water pipe at the bottom of the tank, and beneath a ..."
7. Scripture Natural History by Henry Chichester Hart (1888)
"He would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat.'—Luke xv. 16. Among the minor fruit-trees of Palestine the CAROB or locust tree ..."
8. The plants of the Bible, trees and shrubs by John Hutton Balfour (1866)
"The prodigal son, it is said, " would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat." In Arabic, the word is rendered ..."