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He threw down the green nuts, and cutting through the thick shell, we found about half a pint of milk.

He adds: "they lay eggs on our deck about the size of gooses, white with a large thick shell exactly round."

Well, there's some satisfaction in havin' a thick shell; then you don't mind bein' stepped on.

Several French 400 shells and a German 420 have broken the thick shell of the fort; deep funnels mark their track.

Bixby is of medium size, somewhat pointed with a medium thick shell but almost no fibre.


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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thick shell, such as: apathy, armor, callousness, elephant skin, formidable defenses, and hard-shell.

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