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husk

1
the external green or membranous covering of certain fruits and seeds

husk

2
bronchitis in cattle, sheep, and goats, usually caused by lungworm infestation

husk

[həsk]
(botany)
The outer coat of certain seeds, particularly if it is a dry, membranous structure.
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Hart had formed the band Husker Du with bandmates Bob Mould and Greg Norton in 1979.
Assisting Coach Lund is two additional Husker Track Coaches, Jake McDougle who has been with the Huskers since 2012 and specializes in distance training.
This paper presents some novel design concepts applied on the rice husker design in an industrial collaboration with a Colombian company, leader in the provision of industrial facilities for rice processing.
The rubber roll paddy husker consists of two closely spaced rubber rollers rotating in opposite directions at different, the rollers contact creates a shearing action on rough rice, which removes the husk from the grain (Fig.
American singer/songwriter, formerly with Husker Du and Sugar, whose hits include If I Can't Change Your Mind.
But throughout Receivers (Jagjaguwar/Brah), the exhausting noise-rockers lean on pop-punk cues in the vein of proto-Green Day indie legends Husker Du.
Fronted by Jetplane Landing guitarist Cahir O'Doherty, this should be an unmissable show for fans of Fugazi, Foo Fighters, Dinosaur Jnr, Husker Du, Jawbox, etc.
ONE OF THE MOST enduring figures in underground music, Bob Mould first garnered attention as a member of Minneapolis '80s hardcore-punk trio Husker Du.
The book includes sketched maps, data tables, and photos of such occupations as coconut husker and the displacement of breadfruit by bread as a staple.
This instalment charts the rise of alternative rock in the USA, tracing the history of the American underground scene that launched the careers of bands such as REM, Nirvana and the Pixies, and exploring the influence of unsung pioneers including Black Flag and Husker Du.
The opera tells the story of the Husker pit disaster in the Yorkshire town of Silkstone in 1838 when an accident killed 26 child workers.
Osborne stresses his coaching credentials, bringing out former Oklahoma Coach Barry Switzer and former Husker greats for fund raisers.