shell-like

shell-like

adj
(Biology) resembling the empty shell of a mollusc
n
slang an ear (esp in the phrase a word in your shell-like)
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I know there's a tendency to get overexcited by 22 people kicking a ball around on a field, but as I heard some of the historical tales about what has happened off the pitch on Derby Days gone by, I truly couldn't believe my shell-likes.
Protesters still bent her shell-likes over her fur-lined coat, though.
Little wonder North Wales' chief constable Richard Brunstrom suggested he might be sending the boys round to a few MPs' homes or offices to have a word in their shell-likes about their pilfering ways.
Thanks to five differentsized buds they'd even fit his supersized shell-likes.
Unless there's good reason to believe the call is from a crank, normal practice in these circumstances is for stewards' secretaries to have words in the appropriate shell-likes to make sure the horse in question is not only trying for his life but seen to be doing so.
If those in charge of our jails cannot see that, then it is time Prisons minister Gerry Sutcliffe has a word in their shell-likes.
No, the shell-likes he sought out belonged to referee Phil Joslin.
I don't rate their chances of making Karen's dearest wish come true whereas I might just be able to have a word in the right shell-likes to play fairy Godmother.
After their defeat at Llanelli it sounds like there have been words had in a few shell-likes from Lawrence Dallaglio and the coaches.
But short of cuffing Allen around the shell-likes and telling him to get back to local radio where he belongs, Brundle could not be more dismissive.
I've been round the office, had a word in their shell-likes just like you said, and I reckon they're square.
The Saddlers' players, fresh from resounding 3-0 defeats to Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester City, will take the field against the Lions at Bescot, though, with a warning from manager Ray Graydon ringing in their shell-likes.