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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Corn, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Corned p. pr. & vb. n. Corning.]
 1. To preserve and season with salt in grains; to sprinkle with salt; to cure by salting; now, specifically, to salt slightly in brine or otherwise; as, to corn beef; to corn a tongue.
 2. To form into small grains; to granulate; as, to corn gunpowder.
 3. To feed with corn or (in Sctland) oats; as, to corn horses.
 4. To render intoxicated; as, ale strong enough to corn one. [Colloq.]
 Corning house, a house or place where powder is corned or granulated.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (used especially of meat) cured in brine [syn: cured]