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Synonyms for shuck

to let go or get rid of as being useless or defective, for example

Synonyms for shuck

material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

remove from the shell

remove the shucks from

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Burns, President of Sea Watch, "We will hire approximately 125 people and at least another 100 additional jobs will be created by the vessels and other services needed for the shucking facility.
His interest in digital video resulted in the award-winning films of his Addiction Trilogy: Little Shots of Happiness (Berlin, SXSW, Mill Valley '97), Shucking the Curve (NY Underground '98, No Dance '99) and The Trouble with Perpetual Deja Vu (NY and Chicago Underground '99, Vancouver International).
I watched an angler shucking oysters and sliding the shells into the water up current of the bridge pilings.
While the water boils, there's shucking and shelling and daydreaming to be done, and - like summer itself - it might take us some sweet time to get everything unwrapped and reaped and ready to eat.
The top oyster shuckers, from the Northeast, came together to show off their shucking skills and compete on speed and presentation.
The former opens with a line of dancers silhouetted against a bright blue night sky, shucking and jiving, pointing at each other, all jutting arms and tilting heads and attitude.
The corn needing shucking would accumulate until all the other crops had been harvested.
Most importantly, it preserves the taste, texture, appearance and other sensory qualities of the raw oyster -- including the pleasure of shucking and sucking it down nude or dressed in your favorite cocktail sauce, claim the AmeriPure and LSU experts.
As an alien race makes a smash-and-grab attempt to eliminate humans and take over Earth, we view the action solely through the eyes of one family, a divorced dad (Tom Cruise) shucking off a lifetime of selfishness to protect and cherish his two children.
The pageantry draws in top Puget Sound shellfish farmers, who lovingly "pose" their oysters on linens and plates against a black velvet drape; shucking follows to expose the meat.
Cost for this service can vary greatly, from perhaps as low as $15 an hour for shucking only (you provide the oysters) to a $300 flat rate including set-up, oysters, and a minimum time period.
The pageantry draws in top shellfish farmers from around the Puget Sound, who lovingly "pose" their oysters on napkins and plates against a black velvet drape; Shucking follows to expose the meat.
Jokes revolve around shucking corn and grilled pork steaks and the fact that Midwesterners aren't particularly familiar with Jewish people and pray before meals and have lame senses of humor and, well, are kind of dumb.
In the world of competitive shellfish shucking, Jasper White's Summer Shack in Cambridge is providing fans with the unusual experience of watching Tien Van Tran train for the US Clam Shucking Championships to be held in Maryland on October 18 and 19, 2003.