Corning house, a house or place where powder is corned or granulated.

(Cor"nage) n. [OF.,, horn- blowing, tax on horned cattle, fr. F. corne a horn, L. cornu.] (Law) An ancient tenure of land, which obliged the tenant to give notice of an invasion by blowing a horn.

(Cor"na*mute) n. A cornemuse. [Obs.]

(Corn"bind`) n. (Bot.) A weed that binds stalks of corn, as Convolvulus arvensis, Polygonum Convolvulus. [Prov. Eng.]

(Corn"cob`) n. The cob or axis on which the kernels of Indian corn grow. [U.S.]

(Corn"crake`) n. (Zoöl.) A bird (Crex crex or C. pratensis) which frequents grain fields; the European crake or land rail; — called also corn bird.

(Corn"crib`) n. A crib for storing corn.

(Corn"cut`ter) n.

1. A machine for cutting up stalks of corn for food of cattle.

2. An implement consisting of a long blade, attached to a handle at nearly a right angle, used for cutting down the stalks of Indian corn.

(Corn"dodg`er) n. A cake made of the meal of Indian corn, wrapped in a covering of husks or paper, and baked under the embers. [U.S.] Bartlett.

(Cor"ne*a) n.; pl. Corneas [Fem. sing., fr. L. corneus horny, fr. cornu a horn. See Horn.] (Anat.) The transparent part of the coat of the eyeball which covers the iris and pupil and admits light to the interior. See Eye.

(Cor"ne*al) a. (Anat.) Pertaining to the cornea.

(Cor"nel) n. [OF. cornille, cornoille, F. cornouille, cornel berry, LL. cornolium cornel tree, fr. L. cornus, fr. cornu horn, in allusion to the hardness of the wood. See Horn.]

1. (Bot.) The cornelian cherry a European shrub with clusters of small, greenish flowers, followed by very acid but edible drupes resembling cherries.

2. Any species of the genus Cornus, as C. florida, the flowering cornel; C. stolonifera, the osier cornel; C. Canadensis, the dwarf cornel, or bunchberry.

zeæ) which attacks the stalk of maize near the root, often doing great damage. See Grain weevil, under Weevil.

(Corn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Corned (k?rnd); p. pr. & vb. n. Corning.]

1. 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.

2. To form into small grains; to granulate; as, to corn gunpowder.

3. To feed with corn or (in Sctland) oats; as, to corn horses. Jamieson.

4. To render intoxicated; as, ale strong enough to corn one. [Colloq.]

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