Definition of Shuckings
1. shucking [n] - See also: shucking
Lexicographical Neighbors of Shuckings
Literary usage of Shuckings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Pioneer History of Illinois: Containing the Discovery, in 1673, and the by John Reynolds (1887)
"Almost always these corn-shuckings ended in a dance. To prepare for this amusement, fiddles and fiddlers were in great demand and it often required much ..."
2. John Sevier as a Commonwealth-builder: A Sequel to The Rear-guard of the by James Roberts Gilmore (1887)
"Corn-shuckings were favorite gatherings, for they brought together the young and old of both sexes; and the husking and shelling of the corn 23 ..."
3. Some Old Historic Landmarks of Virginia and Maryland: Described in a Hand by William H. Snowden (1902)
"Big corn shuckings all de fall, plenty good things, wind up wid a great big supper, and den old Uncle Joe and Aunt Dorcus dey danced de jig for de white ..."
4. Some Old Historic Landmarks of Virginia and Maryland: Described in a Hand by William H. Snowden (1904)
"I was thinking ob dem big old corn shuckings we uster have in old ... Big corn shuckings all de fall, plenty good things ..."
5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee by Tennessee Supreme Court, John Waller Head (1860)
"John J. Allen. had lived in the neighborhood for many years; were well acquainted with the custom of the country in reference to corn shuckings, ..."
6. History of Tazewell County and Southwest Virginia: 1748-1920 by William Cecil Pendleton (1920)
"I attended several corn-shuckings when I was a boy, and greatly enjoyed witnessing ... These shuckings were held at night, and a bountiful supper was always ..."
7. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1914)
"... local fairs, baseball and other games; school and neighborhood picnics, Christmas, Easter, July Fourth and Thanksgiving celebrations; corn shuckings; ..."