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shuck

shuck

 
pronunciation:
shuhk
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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Word Combinations (noun, verb)
part of speech: noun
definition: the protective outer covering of any of various vegetables, fruits, or shellfish; husk, pod, or shell.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: shucked, shucking, shucks
definition 1: to remove the protective outer covering from.
We didn't shuck the corn before grilling it.
definition 2: to remove (clothing or footgear).
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