Definition of Sheller

1. Noun. A worker who removes shells (as of peas or oysters).

Generic synonyms: Worker
Derivative terms: Shell



Definition of Sheller

1. n. One who, or that which, shells; as, an oyster sheller; a corn sheller.

Definition of Sheller

1. Noun. One who, or that which, shells. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sheller

1. one that shells [n -S] - See also: shells

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheller

shellacking
shellackings
shellacks
shellacs
shellapple
shellback
shellbacks
shellbark
shellbark hickory
shellbarks
shellcode
shellcodes
shellcracker
shellcrackers
shelled
sheller (current term)
shellers
shellfire
shellfires
shellfish
shellfisheries
shellfisherman
shellfishermen
shellfishery
shellfishes
shellflower
shellful
shellfuls
shellier
shelliest

Literary usage of Sheller

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1. American Agricultural Implements: A Review of Invention and Development in by Robert L. Ardrey (1894)
"The first separating sheller I ever saw was the Burrall iron sheller, ... This was built at Seneca Falls, NY The first two-hole sheller th'at I know of was ..."

2. Farm Machinery and Farm Motors by Jay Brownlee Davidson, Leon Wilson Chase (1908)
"house sheller, which will not be considered here. Only portable shellers will be discussed. One will be called the spring sheller, and the other is the ..."

3. The American Farmer's Instructor, Or Practical Agriculturist: Comprehending by Francis S. Wiggins (1840)
"... PATENT CORN sheller. The Improved Double Operating Corn Shelter will shell two ears of corn at the same time—can be worked by hand or any other power—is ..."

4. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1867)
"Every fanner who raises Indian corn wants a haml-sheller and cleaner. Even if he raises several hundred bushels of this kind of grain, most of which is ..."

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