I dig out strings of beads so impertinently large that they could never have been spat from the mere entrails of an oyster.
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A television series, Mama, was broadcast from a studio above The oyster Bar beginning in 1949.
Ensor breaks out from his somber palette with The oyster Eater (1882), one of the larger paintings in the show.
I approach a police officer to ask how best to get to the oyster Bar.
Serve with rich Espagnole sauce or oyster sauce on a croustade of potato.
Edmund knew where we were going, but he was as close-mouthed as an oyster.
No time was lost in useless lamentations over the body of this man, who was much of a favourite among the oyster Ponders.
The mysteries, dangers, and delights of the sea do not exist for the oyster.
The stranded wreck was his, and his people's; while the other wreck belonged to the men from oyster Pond.
early 14c., from Old French oistre (Modern French huître), from Latin ostrea, plural or fem. of ostreum "oyster," from Greek ostreon, from PIE *ost- "bone" (see osseous). Related to Greek ostrakon "hard shell" and to osteon "bone."
Why then the world's mine Oyster, which I, with sword will open. [Shakespeare, "The Merry Wives of Windsor," II.ii.2]