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  • adjective Not having had the shell removed.

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  • adjective of animals or fruits that have no shell


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un- +‎ shelled


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  • Serves 2-4, depending on hunger4 raw, unshelled tiger prawns90ml olive oil3 cloves garlic, finely chopped500ml good-quality fish stock150g sustainable monkfish, cut into chunks1 onion, finely diced1 tsp smoked paprika200g chopped tomatoes50ml dry white winePinch of saffron soaked in 1 tbsp hot water200g Calasparra or other short-grain rice150g baby squid, cut into rings150g broad beans150g mussels, scrubbedHandful of flat-leaf parsley to garnish½ lemon, cut into wedges 1. Shell the prawns and put the flesh aside.

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  • Before long, customers were lining up, which forced the brothers to distribute free, unshelled peanuts to placate waiting customers.

    Fast-growing Five Guys burger chain sticks to basic, fresh food 2009

  • As you might assume, it's shaped like an unshelled peanut.

    Going Nuts in Manhattan Ralph Gardner Jr. 2011

  • The prawns are fresh straight from the fishing nets, they were alive and cooked unshelled.

    Dhulap Delicacies « bollywoods most wanted photographerno1 2008

  • They would hand freshly boiled unshelled eggs from one to the other and eventually you would have to eat it.96

    Let the Swords Encircle Me Scott Peterson 2010

  • I managed to grab a few packets of 1 oz servings of walnuts - that's about 7 whole, unshelled walnuts.

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  • The following weekend, we ate unshelled Cuban peanuts and drank post-colonial African beer.

    Soviet Adam Henry Carri 2010

  • “Leather Britches”—unshelled beans that were traditionally threaded together and hung to dry at which point they look like little britches on a clothesline—can be cooked slowly and can stay on the stove for several days, he says, and be eaten for lunch, supper, and lunch again the next day.

    One Big Table Molly O’Neill 2010

  • But shoppers can avoid VAT altogether through some clever substitutions, according to grocery shopping comparison website mySupermarket., such as swapping shelled salted nuts, which are liable for VAT, to unshelled salted nuts like monkey nuts and pistachios, which aren't.

    Budget: VAT rise will add £33 to average shopping basket 2010

  • At the H Street NE FreshFarm Market on Saturday, look for celery root ($4), unshelled lima beans ($5 per pint) and grapes ($7 per pint).

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