esfuecha

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esfuecha f (plural esfueches)

  1. (Ayer, Cabranes, Parres, Sobrescobiu, Mieres, Taberga, central) the act of husking maize
  2. (Ḷḷena, Llangréu, Ayer, Taberga) a gathering of people to husk maize
    • 1991, Equipu Bueida, El Pueblo Quirosán: una Unidá Social in Cultures, Academia de la Llingua Asturiana, page 70:
      «La esfuecha, al cabu, yera una fiesta. []
      The esfuecha, at the end, was a party. []

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