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 Meanings and Examples of CORN
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corn
 n.  a plant grown for its yellow seeds, which are eaten as food, or fed to animals
Classic Sentence: (115 in 8 pages)
1  Only the older men, the cripples and the women were left, and they spent their time knitting and sewing, growing more cotton and corn, raising more hogs and sheep and cows for the army.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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2  White flour was scarce and so expensive that corn bread was universal instead of biscuits, rolls and waffles.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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3  We don't have corn like this down home.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  Well, I must admit we did a bit of private looting in that corn, for we were all pretty hungry and what the General don't know won't hurt him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  But that green corn didn't do us a bit of good.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  All the boys have got dysentery anyway, and that corn made it worse.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  Gulping down the bitter brew of parched corn and dried sweet potatoes that passed for coffee, she went out to join the girls.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  After he had kissed Melanie good-by, he went down to the kitchen where Scarlett was wrapping a corn pone and some apples in a napkin.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  The heavy hominy stuck in her throat like glue and never before had the mixture of parched corn and ground-up yams that passed for coffee been so repulsive.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  Young boys dragged sacks of corn and potatoes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  The hurrying lines pushed her back onto the packed sidewalk and she smelled the reek of cheap corn whisky.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  She found half a pone of hard corn bread in the skillet and gnawed hungrily on it while she looked about for other food.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  She sat down on the steps in the circle of faint light thrown by the lamp and continued gnawing on the corn bread.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  They camped all round the house, everywhere, in the cotton, in the corn.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  On a noonday in mid-November, they all sat grouped about the dinner table, eating the last of the dessert concocted by Mammy from corn meal and dried huckleberries, sweetened with sorghum.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence:
1  Two sparrows on one ear of corn make an ill agreement.
2  He measures another's corn by his own bushel.
3  The farmer scattered the corn in the yard for the hens.
4  The writer used the image of corn silk to describe the girl's hair.
5  The field has been seeded with corn.
6  Measure another's corn by one's own bushel.
7  Diligence is the mother of good plough deep while shuggards sleep,you will have corn to sell and to keep.
8  In that street there's a man who hucksters boiled corn.
9  The deer has been jumping the fence to go to the timber from the corn field.
10  As corn plants mature, seed companies hire crews of mostly students at about $8 an hour to remove the tops—called the tassel.
11  They built a fire against the side of a great log twenty or thirty steps within the sombre depths of the forest, and then cooked some bacon in the frying-pan for supper, and used up half of the corn "pone" stock they had brought.
12  The English apply the name corn to wheat, and the Scotch, to oats.
13  I took the sack of corn meal and took it to where the canoe was hid, and shoved the vines and branches apart and put it in; then I done the same with the side of bacon; then the whisky-jug.