But when it comes to eating a meal, all you know for sure is that it will be colorful, high-flavored, and conch in character.
By day, they snorkeled for conch and paddled in the pool in inner tubes.
All around her is a jubilant crescendo: conch shells blowing, drums beating, a celebratory vapor of green powder everywhere.
By the time this task was finished, the cook sounded many times a conch, and the sleeping camp awoke.
No,” said Thérèse, from the conch, “I will go nowhere with you.
It has been ground down and repolished, apparently, from the conch.
Paul started to his feet from the conch on which he had thrown himself.
Early next morning we were awakened by the conch shells, signalling for the people to gather at the beach.
At conch, by this time, the mail-boat would be due on the southward trip.
I've got your conch, but I can't use it; you haven't got it, so it's clear you can't use it either.
type of shell, early 15c., from Latin concha "shellfish, mollusk," from Greek konkhe "mussel, shell," from PIE root *konkho-. The name for natives of Florida Keys since at least 1833; the prefered pronunciation there ("kongk") preserves the classical one.