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 for Corning house
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Corn \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.
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     2. To form into small grains; to granulate; as, to corn
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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.
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     Corning house, a house or place where powder is corned or
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