pearl diver


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pearl diver

n.
1. A person who dives in search of mollusks containing pearls.
2. Slang One who washes dishes, especially at a restaurant.

pearl′ div`er


n.
a person who dives for pearl oysters or other pearl-bearing mollusks.
[1660–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pearl diver - a diver who searches for molluscs containing pearlspearl diver - a diver who searches for molluscs containing pearls
diver, frogman, underwater diver - someone who works underwater
Translations

pearl diver

npescatore/trice di perle
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An old pearl diver, after years of descents in the ocean's water, charms even "the sharks": "But once / when a little crab pinched his finger / to stop him, tell him / what strange animals inhabit that other world / where the sea ends, / the pearl-diver understood that he had been accepted, / and decided he couldn't / catch oysters any more.
The belt to which the pearl diver attached the 'life-line' enabled the hunter to ascend quickly in case of an emergency.
Since winning a Kodak film prize for a picture of a pearl diver in 1993, Jason's interest in photography and film has increased and over the years he has developed a love of telling stories through moving images.
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To quote from the review of the audio-book in KLIATT, January, 2005: An elegant and poetic story of a 19-year-old Japanese pearl diver still learning her craft a few years after the end of WW II.