Definitions

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  • n. someone who shucks oysters or clams

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who shucks oysters or clams.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who shucks; one who shells nuts, corn, oysters, or the like.
  • n. A hulling-machine.

Etymologies

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shuck +β€Ž -er

Examples

  • Nothing else works quite as well especially not a clam shucker, which is a totally different tool, although a medium-sized screwdriver will do in a pinch.

    THE ARROWS COOKBOOK

  • β€œOn the house, Shark Girl,” said the shucker when they asked for the bill.

    Shore Thing

  • In one swift move, she withdraws the shucker from Brad's leg, gives Jane her EpiPen shot and douses Max with a bucket of water before coolly settling in to watch The Lincoln Lawyer.

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  • The typical tool is a dull but strong knife which they employ as can opener, carver, and shucker.

    Celebrating Difference

  • The shucking house has a long table, with a stall allotted to each shucker.

    For Chesapeake shuckers, Gulf oil spill means the world is no longer their oysters

  • If I want an oyster shucker, a bread knife or something for chopping bones, I wouldn't buy a Japanese knife.

    Knife Seller Jay Patel's Passion for a Sharp Edge

  • Unless you honestly think that the framers of the Constitution, and the now protectors of same, are "way out there on the left" than you, "Sir" or Ms, are a dishonest jive shucker of the worst sort.

    Hillary Says She Would Support Filibuster Of Intel Committee's Telecom Immunity Bill

  • Well, we got two small platters of oysters (we balked at the Shucker's Choice, found that one just wasn't enough, and we came this close to getting a third, bringing us up to 18, and just asking our friendly neighborhood shucker to cut us the Shucker's Choice price retroactively), consisting of Colville Bays (P.E.I.)

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  • Actually, now that I think about it, our friendly neighborhood shucker was doing some serious multitasking--not only was he furiously shucking platter after platter of oysters all night long, not only was he indulging the two of us with repartee, but he was also our friendly neighborhood bartender/friendly neighborhood DJ.

    Bytown Bivalves

  • In October 1942 Time magazine marveled at "the still incomplete social revolution wrought by World War II," evidenced by the work being done by the fairer sex: "There is hardly any job -- truck driver, mechanic, cobbler, oyster shucker, engineer, bartender, butcher, baker or candlestick maker -- that women cannot get."

    Women Behind Bars

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