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tr.v. un·shelled, un·shell·ing, un·shells
To remove from a shell.
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vb (tr)
to remove from a shell
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to remove from a shell.
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O'Neill does yeoman work with McAllister's lengthy, dense rants on love, betrayal and the male animal, unshelling the nut of Tom's peculiar madness.
To my delight and astonishment, the sports teacher said, "Mr Charters will be in charge of the first-aid kit.' Such was my excitement that I broke abruptly from the task of unshelling a hard-boiled egg which promptly plopped into our steaming vacuum flask of coffee.