Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Shelled food; some edible having a shell, as shell-fish or eggs.

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Examples

  • On the fourth day, C noticed, nobody mentioned it anymore, not even the catty salarymen she served, who talked idly of everything as she sat them, distributed menus, fitted their silver bib-smocks, and wheeled antediluvian sealife in dome-shaped platters before them, cracking the ancient exoskeletons into tender piles of millennium-old shell-meat.

    running, returning

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