What does the word oyster mean?

Usage examples for oyster

  1. Jewel or oyster- shell, it is ours. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. The sound of the mare's feet on the oyster- shell path outside his cabin brought Fogarty, a tall, thin, weather- beaten fisherman, to the door. – The Tides of Barnegat by F. Hopkinson Smith
  3. If once they know, it always leave taste in mouth, same as bad oyster. – The Yellow God An Idol of Africa by H. Rider Haggard