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  • n. Alternative spelling of shell suit.


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  • In a fit of pique, I tore off the shorts, hearing a complaining rip as they were levered over my dimpled thighs, and reached for my shell-suit bottoms instead.

    Court Out « A Fly in Amber

  • I shivered slightly, despite the shell-suit bottoms.

    Court Out « A Fly in Amber

  • I could feel cold air pumping through a new hole in my shell-suit trousers.

    Court Out « A Fly in Amber

  • They say that style-wise and comfort-wise, it's the shell-suit for the 21st century.

    More P.J.s!

  • So far we've calculated that Jimmy Savile invented DJs, Top Of The Pops, wrestling, marathons, male jewellery, seatbelts, intercity trains, the shell-suit and the now frowned-upon practise of forcing children to eat ice cream on rollercoasters for his own personal amusement.

    The Queen Rocks Out, Gives Jimmy Page OBE

  • This is partly because Jimmy Savile is an old man who deserves to relax in the fruits of his labour, and partly because the sight of a crackpot 81-year-old man in shell-suit on TV doing the world's most dispossessed impression of Marley's Ghost would stop all children from ever sleeping again.

    The Queen Rocks Out, Gives Jimmy Page OBE

  • Unfortunately I have no such excuse for the tracksuit, although I'd like to point out it is definitely not a shell-suit, and there are no ASBOs outstanding.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • There's really nothing not to like about this picture, from the nylon shell-suit trousers to the picture of Einstein, who I'm sure has inspired Steve deeply.

    Other people's studios 4

  • It is difficult to imagine what the hotel's traditional clientele dressed in their 'country casuals' cardigans made of our group of three men and one woman, particularly when David came down for the Saturday night dinner dance in a shell-suit and trainers, while his girlfriend wore leggings and a low-cut blouse.

    Both Sides of the Fence -A Life Under Cover

  • PS Even wearing my latest "shell-suit," or replica - "changing every month, and ripping me off!"



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