, 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.
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2. To form into small grains; to granulate; as, to corn gunpowder.
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3. To feed with corn or (in Sctland) oats; as, to corn horses. Jamieson.
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4. To render intoxicated; as, ale strong enough to corn one. [Colloq.]
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Corning house, a house or place where powder is corned or granulated.
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