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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

half′ shell`(n.)

  1. either of the halves of a double-shelled creature, as of an oyster, clam, or other bivalve mollusk.

    Category: Invertebrates

Origin of half shell:

1855–60, Amer.

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  1. half shell(Noun)

    Any half of a roughly spherical-like object; any dome-shaped object.

  2. half shell(Noun)

    Either half of a clamshell especially when used to serve individual portions of spiced, minced, breaded, baked clams.

  3. half shell(Adjective)

    Inexpensive; not overpriced.

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