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They break the hard-shelled insects and swallow them rapidly.

Their long-oval, hard-shelled eggs are deposited in the ground.

But if I were to express a preference it would be for the hard-shelled suitors.

I heard one crunching a hard-shelled bit in his strong beak.

The eggs are hard-shelled, and the males are usually smaller than their mates.

Boil the desired number of hard-shelled crabs and remove the meat from the shells.

They are about as large and hard-shelled as hazelnuts—food and fire fit for the gods from the same fruit.

Tom also caught a perch, and clinging to it as he drew in his line was a large, hard-shelled, long-clawed crab.

The oyster may be the more popular, but it is the hard-shelled crab that makes the best life-insurance risk.

Hard-shelled seeds had better be frozen, to open the stones and give them an opportunity to germinate.

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