Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of removing the shell.
- n. The act of bombarding a place.
- n. A commercial name for groats.
- v. present participle of shell.
- n. An artillery bombardment
- n. The removal of the shell from a nut, pea etc.
- n. uncountable grain from which the husk has been removed
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Groats; hulled oats.
- n. the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target
“Obama and the far-left nuts just don't seem to get it that most Americans aren't interested in shelling out a trillion bucks a year on something 80% of the population doesn't think is that big a problem.”
“Army sources said that the shelling is “a legitimate step to remove am immediate threat to Israel from Gaza”, Israeli online daily, Haaretz, reported.”
“Mary managed to get her mother and children to safety at the home of a friend named Church, despite heavy shelling from the French, which ...”
“I would assume the IDF warned them, probably repeatedly, that Hezbollah had taken up position around them and that they would begin shelling to dislodge them.”
“Hopefully we will not be repeating this excercise again - shelling out millions of tax dollars to essentially accomplish nothing of lasting significance.”
“SATURDAY, JULY 6: The Rockies concede that they made a huge mistake in shelling out $175.3 million to starters Mike Hampton and Denny Neagle.”
“We experienced a heavy shelling from the German artillery.”
“The ordeal of Paris has been renewed by shelling from the German long-distance gun, the last and most sensational of German surprise-packets.”
“The vessels which had been engaged in shelling the woods previous to the landing of the troops then moved in the direction of”
“The Federals were engaged up to the 15th ult. in shelling Fort Moultrie from Morris”
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