husk englannista suomeksi
The dry, leafy or stringy exterior of certain vegetables or fruits, which must be removed before eating the meat inside
'' A coconut has a very thick husk.''
Any form of useless, dried-up, and subsequently worthless exterior of something
''His attorney was a dried-up husk of a man.''
1991, Morgan Kerr, Norman Kerr, ''An Introduction to Cat Care'' (page 63)
- Unlike dogs, cats have retractable claws which do not wear down when walking. Instead, cats pull the old husk of nail from their claws by raking them down some convenient piece of wood, to expose a new sharp claw underneath.
To remove husks from.
1876, John Walker, ''How to Farm with Profit Arable and Pasture Land: A Practical Manual on Modern Agriculture'', London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., p. 78, https://books.google.ca/books?id=-lsDAAAAQAAJ&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false
- The symptoms of Husk are a constant cough, rapid loss of flesh, difficulty in breathing and, in the later stages, loss of appetite and diarrhœa.
To cough, clear one's throat.
- Back on the veranda he said to Lace gravely, "I do believe that poor child's in the family way." Lace, tracing the pattern of the matting with his boot, husked, and murmured, "Yes — I think so.
2006, (w), ''His Majesty's Dragon'', Del Rey Books, p. 5, https://books.google.ca/books?id=ccWmlymJEq0C&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false
- The French captain did not immediately respond; he looked at his men with a miserable expression ...; still he hesitated, drooped, and finally husked, "''Je me rends,''" with a look still more wretched.
(imperative of) (remember)