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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

soft′-shell`(adj.)

  1. Also, soft′-shelled′. having a soft, flexible, or fragile shell, as a crab that has recently molted.

    Category: Zoology

  2. (n.)a soft-shell animal, esp. a soft-shell crab.

    Category: Zoology

Origin of soft-shell:

1795–1805

Webster Dictionary

  1. Soft-shell(adj)

    alt. of Soft-shelled

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