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noun as in shellfish


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Crisp up some oysters as you listen carefully to them sizzle, then serve them over some garlicky rice.

With the solar-powered barge, workers wouldn’t have to hoist large cages of oysters from the water, for instance, Rice said.

I think it’s nice to have a little tradition, like my grandma’s oyster soup, and put that next to the crudo and say they both stand up next to each other.

Just before serving, add the oysters to the soup and raise the heat to medium.

Though it has no electricity or plumbing, the biologists use it for their annual spring shad bakes and fall oyster roasts.

If you want to be a human being, and a popular human being, then you have to stop being an oyster and come out of your shell.

What a sauce that is,” he enthused, “which dresses an oyster I suck from the mouth of the woman I love!

I added a few impossible positions, just to have a little fun, like the Swan Flying over the Oyster Shell.

A television series, Mama, was broadcast from a studio above The Oyster Bar beginning in 1949.

Other, greener options, like wetland restoration or oyster reefs, could also help slow waves before they reach the city.

From pre-natal days I was destined for the railway service, as an oyster to its shell.

But, before they can be used for this purpose, these leaves are coated with lime made from oyster shells and then folded up.

The tent on the east shore of the entrance of Oyster Harbour.

The recovery of the oyster, clam and other edible shell-fish is also a feature of the work which the Lake Company has in view.

He looks as pale as the visard of the ghost which cries so miserably at the Theatre, like an oyster-wife, "Hamlet, revenge!"

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On this page you'll find 123 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oyster, such as: drab, dusty, gray/grey, silvery, ash, and clouded.

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