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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of animals or fruits that have a hard outer covering

Usage examples (25)
  • Adjective : shelled pecans
  • Noun : One could not penetrate his shell. ,After the fire, only the shell of the school was left
  • Verb (used without object) : We spent the whole morning shelling while the tide was out
  • Seed corn was shelled from the cob with the thumb; we never threshed it with sticks. for more
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