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Definition of husks:

(n) : the dry, leafy or stringy exterior of certain vegetables or fruits, which must be removed before eating the meat inside; any form of useless, dried-up, and subsequently worthless exterior of something
"a coconut has a very thick husk."
(v) : to remove husk(s) from; to say huskily, to utter in a husky voice
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. -- Naomi Novik, "His Majesty's Dragon"
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Definition of husks:

(n) : the dry, leafy or stringy exterior of certain vegetables or fruits, which must be removed before eating the meat inside; any form of useless, dried-up, and subsequently worthless exterior of something
"a coconut has a very thick husk."
(v) : to remove husk(s) from; to say huskily, to utter in a husky voice
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. -- Naomi Novik, "His Majesty's Dragon"

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