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Huck vs. Shuck

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  • Huck (verb)

    To throw or chuck.

    "He was so angry that he hucked the book at my face."

  • Huck (verb)

    To throw a long way.

  • Huck (verb)

    To attempt a particularly big jump or drop, often haphazardly.

    "A longer fork makes the bike more cumbersome, but you will be able to huck more stuff."

    "If you huck it (the take-off), you'll drop about 20 feet."

  • Huck (verb)

    To make a maneuver in a clumsy or poorly planned way.

  • Huck (verb)

    To paddle off a waterfall or to boof a big drop.

    "I hucked a sweet 25-foot waterfall on the Tomata River."

  • Huck (verb)

    To throw oneself off a large jump or drop.

  • Huck (verb)

    To throw one's body in the air, possibly in a way that is ungraceful or lacks skill.

  • Huck (verb)

    To haggle in trading.

  • Huck (noun)

    A long throw, generally at least half a field in length.

  • Huck (noun)

    A drop or jump off a cliff or cornice.

  • Huck (noun)

    A person's hip.

  • Shuck (noun)

    The shell or husk, especially of grains (e.g. corn/maize) or nuts (e.g. walnuts).

  • Shuck (noun)

    A fraud; a scam.

  • Shuck (noun)

    A phony.

  • Shuck (verb)

    To remove the shuck from (walnuts, oysters, etc.).

    "Shall we shuck walnuts?"

  • Shuck (verb)

    To remove (any outer covering).

    "I will shuck my clothes and dive naked into the pool."

  • Shuck (verb)

    To fool; to hoax.

Wiktionary
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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Huck (verb)

    To higgle in trading.

  • Shuck (noun)

    A shock of grain.

  • Shuck (noun)

    A shell, husk, or pod; especially, the outer covering of such nuts as the hickory nut, butternut, peanut, and chestnut.

  • Shuck (noun)

    The shell of an oyster or clam.

  • Shuck

    To deprive of the shucks or husks; as, to shuck walnuts, Indian corn, oysters, etc.

  • Shuck

    To remove or take off (shucks); hence, to discard; to lay aside; - usually with off.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Huck (noun)

    toweling consisting of coarse absorbent cotton or linen fabric

  • Shuck (noun)

    material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

  • Shuck (verb)

    remove from the shell;

    "shuck oysters"

  • Shuck (verb)

    remove the shucks from;

    "shuck corn"

Princeton's WordNet

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