Cornhusker


Cornhusker
noun
a native or resident of Nebraska
Syn: ↑Nebraskan
Hypernyms: ↑American

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/kawrn"hus'keuhr/, n.
1. a person or thing that husks corn.
2. (cap.) a Nebraskan (used as a nickname).
[1840-50, Amer.; CORN1 + HUSK + -ER1]

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cornˈhusker noun
A person or machine that removes cornhusks
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Main Entry:corn

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Cornhusker — noun Date: circa 1948 a native or resident of Nebraska used as a nickname …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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