Shell

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Definition

the shell (of an animal): the hard, protective outer layer of an animal's body (e.g. a beetle, a tortoise)
noun

a (shotgun) shell: a (shotgun) bullet, ammunition
noun

Examples

  • "The retail magnate was detained and jailed early yesterday morning after park ranger Ernest Marshall discovered a shotgun shell lodged in the hindquarters of a bear cub near Warbuckle's ranch."

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