A meeting of neighbours or friends to assist in husking maize.(noun)
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Use "husking" in a sentence
"The stripping of the corn gives rise among some people, to what they call a husking-bee, which, like all the other bees, is one of Yankee origin, and is not now so frequently adopted among the more independent or better class of settlers."
"The husking is a short process, and is even advantageously delayed till the moment arrives for using the corn."
"As I observed, these bonds were strongly encouraged through an unspoken ethic of cooperative assistance, which nurtured in women an almost reflex willingness to "help each other" (kupfunana), especially with time-consuming jobs such as husking corn, shelling peanuts and beans, and sorting through greens for cooking."