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 for shuck
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shuck \Shuck\ (sh[u^]k), n.
     A shock of grain. [Prev. Eng.]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shuck \Shuck\, n. [Perhaps akin to G. shote a husk, pod, shell.]
     1. A shell, husk, or pod; especially, the outer covering of
        such nuts as the hickory nut, butternut, peanut, and
        chestnut.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The shell of an oyster or clam. [U. S.]
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shuck \Shuck\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shucked; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Shucking.]
     1. To deprive of the shucks or husks; as, to shuck walnuts,
        Indian corn, oysters, etc.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To remove or take off (shucks); hence, to discard; to lay
        aside; -- usually with off. [Colloq.]
  
              "Shucking" his coronet, after he had imbibed several
              draughts of fire water.               --F. A. Ober.
  
              He had only been in Africa long enough to shuck off
              the notions he had acquired about the engineering of
              a west coast colony.                  --Pall Mall
                                                    Mag.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  shuck
      n 1: material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of
           stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
           [syn: chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, straw,
           stubble]
      v 1: remove from the shell; "shuck oysters"
      2: remove the shucks from; "shuck corn"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  19 Moby Thesaurus words for "shuck":
     bark, bran, capsule, case, chaff, corn shuck, cornhusk,
     decorticate, hull, husk, jacket, palea, peel, pod, rind, shell,
     skin, slough, strip
  
  

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