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Scallop   /skˈæləp/   Listen
Scallop

verb
(past & past part. scalloped; pres. part. scalloping)
1.
Decorate an edge with scallops.
2.
Bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top.  Synonym: escallop.
3.
Form scallops in.  Synonym: scollop.
4.
Fish for scallops.  Synonym: scollop.
5.
Shape or cut in scallops.  Synonym: scollop.



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"Scallop" Quotes from Famous Books



... Scallops.—To mark scallops place your thimble or spool just outside the circle line and mark around it with a pencil. In this way, any sized scallop ...
— Mother's Remedies - Over One Thousand Tried and Tested Remedies from Mothers - of the United States and Canada • T. J. Ritter

... port of Orwell, with their horses and their baggage, all in the space of four-and-twenty hours. So urgent was Sir Nigel on the shore, and so prompt was Goodwin Hawtayne on the cog, that Sir Oliver Buttesthorn had scarce swallowed his last scallop ere the peal of the trumpet and clang of nakir announced that all was ready and the anchor drawn. In the last boat which left the shore the two commanders sat together in the sheets, a strange contrast to one another, ...
— The White Company • Arthur Conan Doyle

... good ship shoves ahead. For she is a good ship, and later we shall miss her, but at this moment we feel that we can part from her without a pang. She rounds a turn in the channel. What is that mass which looms on beyond, where cloud-combing office buildings scallop the sky and bridges leap in far-flung spans from shore to shore? That's her—all right—the high picketed gateway of the nation. That's little old New York. Few are the art centers there, and few the ruins; and perhaps there is not so much culture lying ...
— Europe Revised • Irvin S. Cobb

... connection with the attention we raised everywhere, made us somewhat tired of foot-traveling in Italy. I verily believe the people took us for pilgrims on account of our long white blouses, and had I a scallop shell I would certainly have stuck it into my hat to complete the appearance. We stopped once to ask a priest the road; when he had told us, he shook hands with us and gave us a parting benediction. At the common inns, where we stopped, we always met with civil treatment, ...
— Views a-foot • J. Bayard Taylor

... explained. The greatest prize which Madam Liberality had gained from her wanderings by the seashore was a complete scallop-shell. When washed the double shell was as clean and as pretty as any china muffin-dish with a round top; and now her ambition was to get four more, and thus to have a service for doll's feasts which should ...
— A Great Emergency and Other Tales - A Great Emergency; A Very Ill-Tempered Family; Our Field; Madam Liberality • Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing

... briskly of ways and means and recipes, and should there be onions in the dressing or should there not be? We took a vote on this and were about to chop the onions in when Mis' Holcomb's little maid arrived at my kitchen door with a bowl of oysters which Mis' Holcomb had had left from the 'scallop, an' wouldn't we like 'em in the stuffin'? Roast turkey stuffed with oysters! I saw Libbie Liberty's eyes brighten so delightedly that I brought out a jar of seedless raisins and another of preserved ...
— Friendship Village • Zona Gale

... Bayport's Homer, its only native poet. He wrote the immortal ballad of the scallop ...
— Kent Knowles: Quahaug • Joseph C. Lincoln



Words linked to "Scallop" :   crenation, decorate, Pecten magellanicus, hollow, escallop, scollop, shape, prepare, piece, lamellibranch, make, hollow out, sea scallop, fish, core out, beautify, fix, cook, Pectinidae, curved shape, embellish, form, pelecypod, ready, grace, Pecten irradians, curve, shellfish, ornament, crenel, slice, family Pectinidae, adorn, bivalve



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