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He comes at me wide open, with a guard like a soft-shell crab.

"He is recommending some soft-shell crabs," said the clever man.

There is a weir in the river, in the deep waters of which it is said there are a very great number of soft-shell tortoises.

We have tried many varieties of the soft-shell without success.

It is partial to the “soft-shell” crabs and small tortoises common in the American waters.

The soft-shell clam, Mya arenaria, has been an important article of food, but the valves are not serviceable in the arts.

Eels and soft-shell turtles, though occasionally caught, were not plentiful in 1806.

There are three distinct kinds of English Walnuts—hard-shell, soft-shell and paper-shell, the soft-shell being the best.

Put the required number of small, soft-shell clams into a saucepan, and bring to a boil, in their own liquor.

What she had seen more particularly was an awful-looking crimson and grey spider as big as a soft-shell crab.

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