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CORN. In its most comprehensive sense, this term signifies every sort of grain, as well as peas and beans, this is its meaning in the memorandum usually contained in policies of insurance. But it does not include rice. 1 Park. Ins. 112; Marsh. Ins. 223, note; Stev. on Av. part 4, art. 2; Ben. on Av. eh. 10; 1 Marsh. Ins. 223; Park on Ins. 112; Wesk. Ins. 145. Vide Com. Dig. Biens, G 1.

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Fishing this week on the Merrimack with hard corn and dough balls, we caught numerous heavy carp up to 20 pounds all day long and broke off one exceptional fish.
The Old English ancestor of the word was angnaegl, "corn on the foot," with the second part, naegl, referring not to a toenail but rather to the nail we drive in with a hammer, the head of an iron nail being likened to a hard corn.
Grinding stones, which transform hard corn kernels into the flour that nourishes life, are held in sacred regard among the Navajo, and so Cinnabah's quest is of paramount importance.