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- v. Present participle of oyster.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Gathering, or dredging for, oysters.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or business of dredging for or otherwise taking oysters.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sonny's intervention comes complete with an oystering trip with Cornell's uncle.
I'm going up river with him to get a schooner for oystering.
I remember my wife´s telling me of her misspent youth on the Bay of Arcachon where she spent her summers oystering as a kid.
I was watching you fellows and figuring out whether we'd go oystering or not.
Industry in Shelton in those days was split between oystering for the canned-oyster market and a pulp mill that drew on the region's ample forests.
He, along with a few partners and other Croatians in the area, lease about one-quarter of the 400,000 state-owned acres available for oystering in southern Louisiana.
Never mind that they've closed a giant swath of the gulf to fishing and part of the inshore marshlands to oystering.
So what if Louisiana's wetlands and beaches are destroyed, its fishing, shrimping and oystering businesses ruined.
On this day, he, his son and one of Roy's friends were taking off the boat's oystering equipment and preparing for a shrimping season that may never begin.
It was already a dying breed and a catastrophe like this had the potential to completely wipe out this population from fishing or from oystering.