shuck n : material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds [syn: chaff, husk, stalk, straw, stubble]
1 remove from the shell; "shuck oysters"
2 remove the shucks from; "shuck corn"
- Rhymes: -ʌk
- To remove the shuck from (corn, oysters, etc.).
- We spent the morning shucking ears of corn.
- To remove (any outer covering).
- He shucked his clothes and dove naked into the pool.
Shuck may refer to: