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Definition of shuck verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

shuck

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ʃʌk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʃʌk//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they shuck
BrE BrE//ʃʌk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʃʌk//
 
he / she / it shucks
BrE BrE//ʃʌks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʃʌks//
 
past simple shucked
BrE BrE//ʃʌkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʃʌkt//
 
past participle shucked
BrE BrE//ʃʌkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʃʌkt//
 
-ing form shucking
BrE BrE//ˈʃʌkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃʌkɪŋ//
 
 
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shuck something (North American English) to remove the shell or covering of nuts, shellfish, etc. Word Origin late 17th cent.: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: shuck

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