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

  Husk \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.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Husking \Husk"ing\, n.
     1. The act or process of stripping off husks, as from Indian
        corn.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A meeting of neighbors or friends to assist in husking
        maize; -- called also husking bee. [U.S.] "A red ear in
        the husking." --Longfellow.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  husking
      n 1: the removal of covering [syn: denudation, stripping,
           uncovering, baring, husking]

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