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- n. Plural form of crab.
- n. pubic lice
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of crab.
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- n. infestation of the pubic hair by crab lice
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They have heard too many stories of oil turning up in crabs and shrimp, too many instances where shrimp boats have churned up sheen behind their nets as they've dragged the bottom.
Hurricane Ike devastated Oak Island on Sept. 13, leaving little to nothing inhabitable, where the Huynhs and 25 other Vietnamese families once eked out a living catching crabs from the adjacent bay.
We call it crabs in a barrel, clawing at each other and keeping any one from getting out of that barrel.
Steaming crabs is a recent innovation in our house.
Giving me crabs is ok if you cook them, fuzzy, but killing me for dessert isn't on the menu.
Plus you can go down to the Wharf and get Dungeness crabs from a cart, sit with your feet over the side of the wharf and throw the shells in the Bay with that view!
A chemical compound found in crabs and shrimp that has long been known to have certain medicinal value can also act like a "bed of nails," fending off microbes seeking to colonize wound dressings, catheters and other implantable medical devices, according to Montana State University researchers.
Dealing with live crabs is not for the fickle minded.
The fishermen bring fish, snails, and crabs from the lake to the city.
On p. 142 the giant crabs from the blurb finally appear, and, the author having run short of idiocies, the typesetter is forced to increase the interline spacing about 16% to make the book come out the right number of pages ...