lobster

Part of speech: noun

A large marine crustacean used as food.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Ossip Schubin.