- n. 皮；外壳；无价值之物
- vt. 削皮；以粗哑的嗓音说
- vi. 嗓音变得嘶哑
TEM8 GRE TOEFL
1. house => husk.
2. Etymologically, a husk is probably a 'little house'.
3. the notion being, of course, that it 'houses' seeds or fruits.
4. The derivative husky was coined in the 16th century; its use for 'hoarse' comes from the idea of having dry husks in the throat (the husky dog  is an entirely different word, probably an alteration of Eskimo).
5. 音: 厚撕壳，厚的撕去的壳
- husk:  Etymologically, a husk is probably a ‘little house’. It seems to have been adapted from Middle Dutch hūskijn, a diminutive form of hūs ‘house’ – the notion being, of course, that it ‘houses’ seeds or fruits. The derivative husky was coined in the 16th century; its use for ‘hoarse’ comes from the idea of having dry husks in the throat (the husky dog  is an entirely different word, probably an alteration of Eskimo).
- husk (n.)
- late 14c., huske "dry, outer skin of certain fruits and seeds," of unknown origin, perhaps from Middle Dutch huuskyn "little house, core of fruit, case," diminutive of huus "house," or from an equivalent formation in English (see house). As a verb, attested from 1560s. Related: Husked; husking.
- 1. The husk of this coconut is particularly strong.
- 2. Inside this husk there is a baffled man aged thirty.
- 3. I had winnowed the husk away when he came in.
- 4. Brown bread contains the husk of wheat.
- 5. He's a mere husk of his former self.
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