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scollop

Definitions

  • How I did wish he could have had some of my scolloped oysters, and jell-cake, and tarts
    How I did wish he could have had some of my scolloped oysters, and jell-cake, and tarts
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v scollop shape or cut in scallops "scallop the hem of the dress"
    • v scollop fish for scallops
    • v scollop form scallops in "scallop the meat"
    • n scollop edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
    • n scollop thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
    • n scollop edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. & v Scollop See Scallop.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n scollop etc. See scallop, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Scollop Same as Scallop.
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Usage

In literature:

I reckon it ain't going to suffer none for lack of paint," I says, "when you start in to scollop the facts.
"Tom Sawyer, Detective" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The head and back are slate-coloured; the rump white, with scollops, as also is the breast; the wings and tail being black and long.
"Expedition into Central Australia" by Charles Sturt
The picture called the "Star of the East," by WEST, has a scolloped frame in the Tuscan style, with extra fine enamelling.
"Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 7, May 14, 1870" by Various
They are far more ethereal than the less deeply scolloped Oak-leaves.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, Number 60, October 1862" by Various
She had embroidered the tiny sleeves with a neat scollop, and had taken great pains to make it strong and neatly.
"The Nest in the Honeysuckles, and other Stories" by Various
That plan has since been changed to a much more efficient blade, the scolloped edged sickle.
"Obed Hussey" by Various
The scolloped mark left by the hilt is often quite plainly to be seen on the blade.
"The Bronze Age in Ireland" by George Coffey
Some cut out a scollop both before and behind; but in this case, the back is hollowed out one third less than the front.
"The Ladies' Work-Table Book" by Anonymous
And now, soul-set on hate, From Mekinez they pass the scolloped gate.
"Days and Dreams" by Madison J. Cawein
You're puttin' on too many scollops, I tell you.
"Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)" by John McElroy
If dried in festoons, the edges will be in great scollops, making it very difficult to cut out.
"The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness" by Florence Hartley
Not a trace of the coffin remained, or of the snow-white, scolloped shroud.
"The South-West" by Jonathon Holt Ingraham
Its gaunt jaws are thrown up, its scolloped tail is erect, its breast alone rests upon the water.
"Osceola the Seminole" by Mayne Reid
Finish them with fringe or scollop edging.
"Knitting, Crochet, and Netting, with Twelve Illustrations" by Éléonore Riego de la Branchardière
Her skirt was looped high in scollops.
"Hints to Pilgrims" by Charles Stephen Brooks
And this scollop-shell is all our plate now.
"Dryden's Works Vol. 3 (of 18)" by John Dryden
Seating herself among the cushions of the throne, her Majesty touched a bell which brought Scollops running in.
"Dot and Tot of Merryland" by L. Frank Baum
I'll have have her nose cut off; and two of her fore teeth drawn; and her cheeks and brow scolloped.
"The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by James Hogg
Each leaf is nearly round, with beautiful pointed scollops at the edge, and it has a long stalk.
"Flowers Shown to the Children" by C. E. Smith
All these scollops are improved by mixing among them some hard-boiled eggs, minced or chopped; or some raw egg beaten.
"Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book" by Eliza Leslie
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