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Pronunciation : Shuck
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: A shock of grain. [Prev.Eng.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Shuck
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Perhaps akin to G. shote a husk, pod, shell.]
Definition : 1. A shell, husk, or pod; especially, the outer covering of such nuts as the hickory nut, butternut, peanut, and chestnut.

2. The shell of an oyster or clam. [U. S.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Shuck
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To deprive of the shucks or husks; as, to shuck walnuts, Indian corn, oysters, etc.

t. [imp. & p. p. Shucked; p. pr. & vb. n. Shucking.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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