the hard outer covering of a shellfish,egg,nut,etc.
an outer covering or frame work
a metal case filled with explosives to be fired from a gun
"the satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice"
"the clock has a walnut case"
"The enemy has been shelling us all day"
"blast a passage through the mountain"
"The corn shelled"
"He shelled the pitcher for eight runs in the first inning"
"Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"
"We beat the competition"
"Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
"shell the legumes"
The whole vast shell of the firmament.
出自： B. Taylor
Shelling peas into a dish.
The women who shell almonds.
出自： E. B. Tylor