from The Century Dictionary.

  • A tool used to dredge up oysters in deep water.


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  • Page view page image: neck with a pair of oyster-tongs, and thereby strangled him.

    Sheppard Lee

  • "My heart has sent me forth to beg the service of your oyster-tongs, that I may dip a peck of oysters from the cove.

    Tales of the Chesapeake


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