Sentence Examples


  • Of Pogonomyrmex strip the husks from the seeds and carry them out of the nest, making a refuse heap near the entrance.
  • Oatmeal is made from the kiln-dried grain from which the husks have been removed; and the form of the food is the well-known "porridge."
  • The enlarged spiny scales scattered over the back look as if it were sprinkled with the dried husks of seeds.
  • The haulm and husks are either used for litter or burned, and the ashes spread upon the land.
  • They contain, in loo parts without husks, nitrogenous substances 22.7, fat 3.76, starch 63.18, mineral matters 2.6 parts, with water (Forbes Watson, quoted in Parkes's Hygiene).

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