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  • n. One who, or that which, shells.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, shells

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who shells or husks, or a tool or machine used in shelling or husking: as, a corn -sheller; pea - shellers.
  • n. Specifically
  • n. A machine for stripping the kernels of maize or Indian corn from the cob; a corn-sheller.
  • n. One who makes a business of opening bivalves for market; an opener; a shucker; a sticker.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a worker who removes shells (as of peas or oysters)

Etymologies

shell +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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