Thesaurus / hard-shell
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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When the oyster season closes in April, the hard-shell clam comes into vogue, the season lasting until September or October.

The Sea-beach at Ebb-tideAugusta Foote Arnold

He is such a hard-shell being that he cannot put out feelers to his kind.

GreenmantleJohn Buchan

The former is sold in the San Francisco markets as the "hard-shell clam."

The Sea-beach at Ebb-tideAugusta Foote Arnold

M—— was a Hard-shell Baptist, and owned the church, which was built also of logs.

Find out what you yourself really do think, and if you turn out a Sun-worshiper or a Hard-shell Baptist, why, good luck.

The Trail of the HawkSinclair Lewis

This man was a Hard-shell Baptist, commonly imperturbable to outside sights and doings when the spirit moved him.

The Lincoln Story BookHenry L. Williams

The Almonds commonly sold by nurserymen in the east are hard-shell varieties, and the nuts are not good enough for commerce.

Hard-shell crabs must be boiled about twelve minutes, drained, and set away to cool.

The Art of EntertainingM. E. W. Sherwood

Thar's some folks as don't like the Hard-shell Baptists, but I'd rather have a hard shell as no shell at all.

Brother Flint will please pass round the hat, and let every Hard-shell shell out.

WORDS RELATED TO HARD-SHELL

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.