cornstalk

cornstalk
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1. уроженец или житель Нового Южного Уэльса 2. дылда 3. уст. уроженец Австралии (считавшийся, в отличие от иммигрантов, более высоким и худощавым) <букв. стебель кукурузы>

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • Cornstalk — Corn stalk ( st[add]k ), n. A stalk of Indian corn. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cornstalk — ☆ cornstalk [kôrn′stôk΄ ] n. a stalk of corn (maize) …   English World dictionary

  • Cornstalk — For other uses, see Corn Stalk. Cornstalk s gravesite in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Cornstalk (Shawnee: Hokoleskwa) (ca. 1720 November 10, 1777) was a prominent leader of the Shawnee nation just prior to the American Revolution. His name,… …   Wikipedia

  • Cornstalk — Grabstätte von Chief Cornstalk Cornstalk, bzw. Hokoleskwa (blade of corn), (* 1720 (?); † 10. November 1777) war ein berühmter Anführer der Shawnee Indianer zur Zeit der amerikanischen Unabhängigkeitsbewegung. Seine Ermordung durch amerikanische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cornstalk — noun a) The tough, fibrous stalk of a corn (maize) plant, often ground for silage after harvest. Hes a bloody cornstalk. He is from New South Wales. b) A single specimen of a corn plant once past the seedling stage and which may, at maturity,… …   Wiktionary

  • cornstalk — /ˈkɔnstɔk / (say kawnstawk) noun 1. the stalk or stem of corn. 2. Colloquial someone who was born in NSW, or who has come to regard it as his or her home: *I m a Cornstalk, born in New South Wales. –joseph furphy, 1903. 3. Colloquial a tall, thin …  

  • Cornstalk Heights — Historic District U.S. National Register of Historic Places U.S. Historic district …   Wikipedia

  • Cornstalk, West Virginia —   Unincorporated community   …   Wikipedia

  • Cornstalk fiddle — The cornstalk fiddle is a type of bowed string instrument native to North America. The instrument consists of a cornstalk, with slits cut into the shaft to allow one or more fibrous sections to separate from the main body and serve as strings.… …   Wikipedia

  • cornstalk disease — noun also cornstalk poisoning 1. : a severe frequently fatal intoxication of cattle fed on corn fodder that resembles pasteurellosis but is usually considered due to abnormalities in the nitrogen content of the fodder 2. : an acute encephalitic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cornstalk weed — noun or cornstalk pondweed : a river weed (Potamogeton lucens) with shining elongated leaves …   Useful english dictionary


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