Sentence Examples


  • It is thought that the name Shuck is a derivation of the Old English word Scucca, meaning demon or spirit, and that Barguest comes from the German term Bargiest, which translates as spirit of the graveyard.
  • The Black Dog is often known as Black Shuck, Wisht Hound, Guytrash, Shriker, Barguest, or Grim.
  • The two women adjourned to the front porch to cut green beans and shuck corn.
  • "I've got to go wash my hands and shuck this coat," she said.
  • In Cambridgeshire and on the Norfolk coast it is known as Shuck or Shock.