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NOUN (1)

1. material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds;
[syn: chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, straw, stubble]


VERB (2)

1. remove from the shell;
- Example: "shuck oysters"

2. remove the shucks from;
- Example: "shuck corn"

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5 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Shuck \Shuck\ (sh[u^]k), n. A shock of grain. [Prev. Eng.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Shuck \Shuck\, n. [Perhaps akin to G. shote a husk, pod, shell.] 1. A shell, husk, or pod; especially, the outer covering of such nuts as the hickory nut, butternut, peanut, and chestnut. [1913 Webster] 2. The shell of an oyster or clam. [U. S.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Shuck \Shuck\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shucked; p. pr. & vb. n. Shucking.] 1. To deprive of the shucks or husks; as, to shuck walnuts, Indian corn, oysters, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. To remove or take off (shucks); hence, to discard; to lay aside; -- usually with off. [Colloq.] "Shucking" his coronet, after he had imbibed several draughts of fire water. --F. A. Ober. He had only been in Africa long enough to shuck off the notions he had acquired about the engineering of a west coast colony. --Pall Mall Mag. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

shuck n 1: material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds [syn: chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, straw, stubble] v 1: remove from the shell; "shuck oysters" 2: remove the shucks from; "shuck corn"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

19 Moby Thesaurus words for "shuck": bark, bran, capsule, case, chaff, corn shuck, cornhusk, decorticate, hull, husk, jacket, palea, peel, pod, rind, shell, skin, slough, strip