abalonenoun [ C ]uk /æb.əˈləʊ.ni/ us /æb.əˈloʊ.ni/
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- But, there is less and less abalone and shellfish.
- Instead, they started to dive for just abalone and other shellfish.
- Each pair was given a walking-stick—one of white shell to one, staffs of turquoise, abalone, and jet respectively to the others.
- In that tremulous moment before the break of day, shore and stream and sky melted and ran together in the liquid pattern of an abalone shell.
- It was a big shell shaped like an abalone.
- On these we stroll and gather abalone shells and empty sea eggs and other relics up-thrown by winter storms.
- Our dragnet was filled with Midas abalone, harp shells, obelisk snails, and especially the finest hammer shells I had seen to that day.
- Some of the boys are searching in the sea up to their waists—hard work when one considers how tough the abalone is, and how tasteless.
- The abalones are as large as steaks, and a great deal tougher.
- There were turquoise spikes in the southern, abalone in the western, and jet in the northern walls.
- They dry the meat of the abalone also, and use the beautiful shells, which you have no doubt seen, for carving into curios, or making into jewellery.
- When that was done all entered the house, where on the walls hung many beautiful strings of turquoise, abalone, white-shell, and jet beads, and plates of armor.