Grilling the shrimp in their shells helps them retain their flavor and keeps them from being overcooked.
South Korea immediately fired some 300 shells back into North Korean water.
And all around Jon and Eric could see wrecked hardware, hunks of metal, smashed trucks, and shells.
“We had quite a collection of shells throughout the years,” Linda says.
Eventually, Wurmser said, Sunni insurgent groups did gain access to the shells in 2005.
"I never could learn to eat those oysters out of their shells," Mrs. Bines confessed.
These are Mr Lennard's shells and we want to see what they'll do.
The production of this plant is twenty-eight thousand shells and twenty-five thousand fuses daily.
The shells had time-fuses, and they were timed to the tenth of a second.
The silence was broken by the zip-zip of rifles, the roar of guns, and the whine of shells as they flew towards our lines.
Old English sciell, scill, Anglian scell "seashell, eggshell," related to Old English scealu "shell, husk," from Proto-Germanic *skaljo "piece cut off; shell; scale" (cf. West Frisian skyl "peel, rind," Middle Low German schelle "pod, rind, egg shell," Gothic skalja "tile"), with the shared notion of "covering that splits off," from PIE root *(s)kel- (1) "to cut, cleave" (cf. Old Church Slavonic skolika "shell," Russian skala "bark, rind;" see scale (n.1)). Italian scaglia "chip" is from Germanic.
Sense of "mere exterior" is from 1650s; that of "hollow framework" is from 1791. Meaning "structure for a band or orchestra" is attested from 1938. Military use (1640s) was first of hand grenades, in reference to the metal case in which the gunpowder and shot were mixed; the notion is of a "hollow object" filled with explosives. Hence shell shock, first recorded 1915. Shell game "a swindle" is from 1890, from a version of three-card monte played with a pea and walnut shells.
1560s, "to remove (a nut, etc.) from a shell," from shell (n.). The meaning "to bombard with shells" is first attested 1856. To shell out "disburse" (1801) is a figurative use from the image of extracting nuts. Related: Shelled; shelling.