Husk, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Husked p. pr. & vb. n. Husking.] To strip off the external covering or envelope of; as, to husk Indian corn.
1. The act or process of stripping off husks, as from Indian corn.
2. A meeting of neighbors or friends to assist in husking maize; -- called also husking bee. [U.S.] “A red ear in the husking.”
n : the removal of covering [syn: denudation, stripping, uncovering,