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See definition of oysters on Dictionary.com
  • as inshellfish
  • as instrong point
  • as inforte

synonyms for oysters

  • clam
  • conch
  • crawfish
  • crustacean
  • lobster
  • mollusk
  • mussel
  • oyster
  • prawn
  • scallop
  • shrimp
  • snail
  • barnacle
  • crayfish
  • piddock
  • whelk
  • ability
  • ableness
  • aptitude
  • competence
  • eminency
  • faculty
  • gift
  • long suit
  • medium
  • metier
  • métier
  • oyster
  • speciality
  • specialty
  • strength
  • strong suit
  • talent
  • thing
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How to use oysters in a sentence

Then—(with difficulty restraining another outburst of mirth)—how about "27 for oysters and Chablis" after the visit?
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
I understand that at its meetings oysters and Chablis are sometimes the order of the day.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
Here Mr. Samuel Weller, who had silently eaten his oysters with tranquil smiles, cried “Hear!”
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
The Comte d'Hane gave a big dinner one day, at which the King managed to consume a hundred oysters for dessert.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
The Captain gave each of us two barrels of pickled oysters put up for the Queen mother.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
Oysters and lobsters from the Atlantic coast have been planted in British Columbia waters.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
So I sent for a barrel of oysters, and they dined, and we were very merry, I being willing to be so upon this news.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
Russell, who was an expert swimmer, volunteered to dive for some conchs and shell-fish; oysters there were none.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
They gave her 'ot rum-and-water and roast oysters for supper, and this consoled her a little.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Thence to my uncle Wight's, and there supped with my wife, having given them a brave barrel of oysters of Povy's giving me.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
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