from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the shell of an oyster.

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  • n. a shell of an oyster


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  • By the time Priscilla's taxi arrived at the airport, father and daughter-and bees-were pulling out of the lot, burning rubber, and scattering the crushed oyster shell that New Orleans used for gravel.

    La insistencia de J├╝rgen Fauth


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