What does the word lobster mean?

Usage examples for lobster

  1. Dobble turned as white as a sheet; the two girls each as red as a lobster; I alone preserved my presence of mind. – The Fatal Boots by William Makepeace Thackeray
  2. He says that I ought to see it's a lobster, and that what I call its legs are its claws. – The Lightning Conductor Discovers America by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
  3. She was about fifty years old, large- boned, stout, and very florid, dressed in a red gown shot with black, which gave her the appearance of a half- boiled lobster, and with strings of false coin around her neck and in her hair. – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin