from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One whose occupation is the catching of oysters with tongs.


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  • Two women, who have secrets between them, love to prattle together; this attracted them towards each other, and Theresa, by dividing herself, sometimes let me feet I was alone; for I could no tonger consider as a society that which we all three formed.

    The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau


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