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Husk vs. Meat

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Husknoun

The dry, leafy or stringy exterior of certain vegetables or fruits, which must be removed before eating the meat inside

‘A coconut has a very thick husk.’;

Meatnoun

(uncountable) The flesh (muscle tissue) of an animal used as food.

‘A large portion of domestic meat production comes from animals raised on factory farms.’; ‘The homesteading teenager shot a deer to supply his family with wild meat for the winter.’;

Husknoun

Any form of useless, dried-up, and subsequently worthless exterior of something

‘His attorney was a dried-up husk of a man.’;

Meatnoun

(countable) A type of meat, by anatomic position and provenance.

‘The butchery's profit rate on various meats varies greatly.’;

Husknoun

The supporting frame of a run of millstones.

Meatnoun

Food, for animals or humans, especially solid food. See also meat and drink.

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Husknoun

An infection in cattle caused by a species of Dictyocaulus or lungworm

Meatnoun

A type of food, a dish.

Huskverb

(transitive) To remove husks from.

Meatnoun

A meal.

Huskverb

(intransitive) To cough, clear one's throat.

Meatnoun

(uncountable) Any relatively thick, solid part of a fruit, nut etc.

‘The apple looked fine on the outside, but the meat was not very firm.’;

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Huskverb

(transitive) To say huskily, to utter in a husky voice.

Meatnoun

(slang) A penis.

Husknoun

The external covering or envelope of certain fruits or seeds; glume; hull; rind; in the United States, especially applied to the covering of the ears of maize.

Meatnoun

(colloquial) The best or most substantial part of something.

‘We recruited him right from the meat of our competitor.’;

Husknoun

The supporting frame of a run of millstones.

Meatnoun

(sports) The sweet spot of a bat or club (in cricket, golf, baseball etc.).

‘He hit it right on the meat of the bat.’;

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Huskverb

To strip off the external covering or envelope of; as, to husk Indian corn.

Meatnoun

A meathead.

‘Throw it in here, meat.’;

Husknoun

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

Meatnoun

(Australian Aboriginal) A totem, or (by metonymy) a clan or clansman which uses it.

Husknoun

outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds

Meatnoun

Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment, either by man or beast. Hence, the edible part of anything; as, the meat of a lobster, a nut, or an egg.

‘And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, . . . to you it shall be for meat.’; ‘Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you.’;

Huskverb

remove the husks from;

‘husk corn’;

Meatnoun

The flesh of animals used as food; esp., animal muscle; as, a breakfast of bread and fruit without meat.

Husk

Husk (or hull) in botany is the outer shell or coating of a seed. In the United States, the term husk often refers to the leafy outer covering of an ear of maize (corn) as it grows on the plant.

Meatnoun

Dinner; the chief meal.

Meatverb

To supply with food.

‘His shield well lined, his horses meated well.’;

Meatnoun

the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food

Meatnoun

the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone;

‘black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell’;

Meatnoun

the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience;

‘the gist of the prosecutor's argument’; ‘the heart and soul of the Republican Party’; ‘the nub of the story’;

Meat

Meat is animal flesh that is eaten as food. Humans have hunted and killed animals for meat since prehistoric times.

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