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broke corn

[cf. Cam. brok-kɔ:n to harvest (corn) CCD; US dial. South breaking corn taking the ear of corn from the stalk (Ayers 1950:74)] v.phr. to pick corn: 1832 Bracking [i.e. breaking] Indian corn (Farquharson 8). I use ta he'p her broke corn too (Cat).

Tags: plant, verb phrase

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Last update: 2010-09-12 21:41
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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