Definitions of corn

  1. To preserve in salt; as, to corn beef.
  2. To sprinkle with salt in grains.
  3. To sprinkle with salt.
  4. To preserve in salt or in brine.
  5. preserve with salt; " corned beef"
  6. To preserve and season with salt, as corned beef; to granulate; to feed a horse with oats.
  7. To cure meat with salt in grains.
  8. ears of corn grown for human food
  9. distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn
  10. the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal
  11. something sentimental or trite; " that movie was pure corn"
  12. whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn
  13. feed ( cattle) with corn
  14. A thickening of the epidermis at some point, esp. on the toes, by friction or pressure. It is usually painful and troublesome.
  15. A single seed of certain plants, as wheat, rye, barley, and maize; a grain.
  16. The various farinaceous grains of the cereal grasses used for food, as wheat, rye, barley, maize, oats.
  17. The plants which produce corn, when growing in the field; the stalks and ears, or the stalks, ears, and seeds, after reaping and before thrashing.
  18. A small, hard particle; a grain.
  19. To preserve and season with salt in grains; to sprinkle with salt; to cure by salting; now, specifically, to salt slightly in brine or otherwise; as, to corn beef; to corn a tongue.
  20. To form into small grains; to granulate; as, to corn gunpowder.
  21. To feed with corn or ( in Sctland) oats; as, to corn horses.
  22. Grain, as wheat, barley, etc.; in the United States, maize or Indian corn.
  23. A horny outgrowth on the toe, or foot, due to friction or pressure.
  24. A grain or kernel: seeds that grow in ears, as wheat, rye, etc.: grain of all kinds. In U. S., applied to Indian corn or maize, only.
  25. Horn: a hard horny excrescence on the toe or foot.
  26. Grain of any kind; maize; horny excrescence upon the foot.
  27. The edible seeds of cereal plants; in England, wheat, barley, rye, and oats collectively; in America, maize, or Indian corn.
  28. A horny thickening of the cuticle, common on the feet.
  29. A grain; the grain of cereals; maize; the plants which yield grain; a small hard particle.
  30. A hard excrescence or induration of the skin on the toes or some part of the feet.
  31. A single seed or grain of one of the edible plants; grain of all kinds- applied to wheat, barley, oats, rye, maize, & c.
  32. A horny excrescence on a toe or some other part of the foot, very troublesome and painful.