Noun(1) marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell; found on the sea bed mostly in coastal waters(2) edible body of any of numerous oysters(3) a small muscle on each side of the back of a fowl
Verb(1) gather oysters, dig oysters
(1) Pressed down flat against kayak decks, our noses almost scraping the sharp oyster shells that cling to the cavern roof, we inch our way through darkness and claustrophobia.(2) While Tisci focused on black and oyster , Lacroix used a vast array of colors and along with the rich details of beads, laces, corsets, flounces and satin.(3) Tip the bird over slightly, and with the point of the knife remove the oyster and the small dark portion found on the side-bone.(4) Suit colours for the summer include stone, muted grey, cream and oyster .(5) With unbounded flair, Tia couples opalescent shades of princess and oyster in the finest cotton with stiff denim to capture the edgy allure of modern London.(6) During the gold rush days, big spenders along the U.S. West Coast developed a taste for a new delicacy - the Olympia oyster .(7) While larvae can settle around docks or boat hulls, their preferred habitat is an oyster shell on an oyster reef.(8) If you don't want to go beyond white, update your color with tone-on-tone neutrals like ecru, oyster , almond or biscuit.(9) Turn the chicken and cut from the tail to the head to remove the leg from the carcass and pop out the oyster .(10) The ore was usually found in water less than twelve feet deep and was raised by men in large, flat-bottomed boats wielding drags, rakes, or heavy, powerful tongs similar to oystering tongs.(11) Loch Fyne is Scotland's longest and deepest sea loch, and at its head, the Loch Fyne Oysters company farms oysters and mussels for consumption in its own restaurants as well as in many others in Britain.(12) Coastal wetlands are also essential for important shellfish including shrimp, blue crabs, oysters and clams.(13) Voisin notes that the oyster season was supposed to kick off on September 7, but now the oystering community will have to reassess its schedule, given the decimated oyster beds that will take several years to recover.(14) The canal offers a rich array of shellfish, including oysters , clams, mussels, and Dungeness crab, which can go from water to table in less than two hours.(15) They discovered that small beads could be carved out of the shells of freshwater mussels and inserted into oysters to artificially form pearls.(16) If one mentions the word aquaculture in Ireland, the first thing that comes to mind is most probably salmon or shellfish like mussels, oysters and scallops.