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Usage examples for shellfish

  1. Bunny and Sue leaned over, looking at the green shellfish, when a voice behind them asked: " What is it?" – Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue by Laura Lee Hope
  2. Can't any of your people speak shellfish? – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  3. At times they suffered very much from lack of food, being obliged then to frequent the shore of the river or gulf to obtain shellfish. – Pioneers in Canada by Sir Harry Johnston
  4. Then all manner of shellfish are in abundance in those waters- multivalves, bivalves, and univalves- lobsters, oysters, periwinkles. – The South Isles of Aran by Oliver J. Burke
  5. As hirelin's of soulless corporations, meanin' the Old Home House at Wellmouth and the Ocean House at Orham, we've engaged all the shellfish along- shore and are goin' to clear out. – The Depot Master by Joseph C. Lincoln
  6. " Bad men are just as bad here as anywhere, and they're particularly bad on the Shellfish. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  7. This happened near Broken Bay, which harbour stopped their progress to the northward and forced them to turn to the right hand, by which means they soon after found themselves on the sea shore, where they wandered about in a destitute condition, picking up shellfish to allay hunger. – A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench
  8. He knows a whole lot about shellfish- that I know from my own knowledge. – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  9. It is chiefly clams and other shellfish. – The-Burgess-Animal-Book-for-Children by Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo)
  10. There was no food except the shellfish they picked up and a few berries, some of which proved poisonous and caused tortures to those who ate them. – The Spanish Pioneers by Charles F. Lummis
  11. Turbot, cod, holibets, soles, gurnets, sturgeon, carp, gudgeons, codlings, eels, dories, shellfish. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  12. It was clear sand, with no sign of life other than an occasional conch or other shellfish. – The Wailing Octopus by Harold Leland Goodwin
  13. Again, you may have to get mussels for some work that is being done on shellfish for food. – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  14. Shellfish also formed a part of their diet, and the shells when emptied of their contents were occasionally pierced to be used as pendants or to form necklaces or bracelets. – Rough Stone Monuments and Their Builders by T. Eric Peet
  15. From his upper jaw two immense ivory tusks hang straight down, and with these he digs up shellfish at the bottom of the sea. – The-Burgess-Animal-Book-for-Children by Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo)
  16. You see men walking in the sea quite a mile out, collecting shellfish and seaweeds, which form a staple diet for both man and beast on Bahrein. – Southern Arabia by Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
  17. Once he made out the forms of a number of women searching for shellfish on some distant rocks at low water, and on Christmas morning he reported the presence of three canoes among the trees near Otter Creek, when Courtenay could scarce be sure of their character after scrutinizing them through his glasses. – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
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