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Noun
A supply or quantity of bullets and shells
“Even at that distance, it gleamed dully, and Dane was certain it had been the shell from the gun with which Elinor had been shot.”
Noun
Dough made from wheat and water and sometimes mixed with egg and formed into various shapes
Noun
The husks of corn or other seed separated by winnowing or threshing
“The seed is only toxic if the outer shell is broken or chewed open.”
Noun
Plural for the frame or chassis of a vehicle, machine or structure
“The steel shell of the building is anchored to the concrete substructure by means of a joint at the ground floor level.”
Noun
Plural for the arrangement of the outer parts or elements of something
“Even Rouean admits that the shell of the storyline might sound trite.”
Noun
Plural for an outer layer or section
“She opens her eyes and breathes softly, wrapping it layer after layer in her magic, forming a glass shell all around it.”
Noun
Plural for a container filled with explosive or incendiary material
Noun
Plural for a weak or inferior remnant or version of something
Noun
Plural for shirt for woman
Noun
Plural for raised cover for a pickup truck
Noun
Plural for shell of a marine animal
Noun
Plural for the remains of something that has been badly damaged or destroyed
Noun
(figurative) Plural for refuse or waste material
Noun
Plural for the dead body of a person or animal
Noun
Plural for an outward appearance, usually fake or insincere
Noun
Plural for a large company or group of companies authorized to act as a single entity and recognized as such in law
Noun
Plural for an animal's covering of fur or hair
Verb
To bombard with shells, especially as part of an attack or offensive
“Armed forces then began to shell the village with artillery and mortars.”
Verb
To remove the (natural) skin or outer covering of
Shell the walnuts, remove any loose skin, and chop them.”
Verb
To fire a bullet from a gun
Verb
To confront through the use of military force
Verb
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