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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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Ringsted, IA, May 22, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Ringsted Welding is the developer of the Stalksmasher, an innovative product designed to protect tractor tires from the harmful damage caused by tough, hard corn and soybean stalks.
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. By the 1500s the association of -nail with the body's nails led to a new sense for angnail, "sore around a fingernail or toenail." In the next century, ang - was altered to hang -, and the main sense came to be "bit of loose skin at the side or root of a fingernail."