noun Date: 1694 1. one that shells <
a peanut sheller
2. a person who collects seashells

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sheller — Shell er, n. One who, or that which, shells; as, an oyster sheller; a corn sheller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sheller — [shel′ər] n. a collector of seashells …   English World dictionary

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  • sheller — noun One who, or that which, shells; as, an oyster sheller; a corn sheller, a sunflower seed sheller …   Wiktionary

  • sheller — /shel euhr/, n. 1. a person, device, machine, etc., that shells something, as peas or clams. 2. a person who collects seashells. [1685 95; SHELL + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sheller — n. one who bombards; person or thing who removes shells …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sheller — shell·er …   English syllables

  • sheller — shell•er [[t]ˈʃɛl ər[/t]] n. 1) cvb a person or device that shells something 2) cvb a person who collects seashells • Etymology: 1685–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • sheller — /ˈʃɛlə/ (say sheluh) noun someone who dives for pearl shell. –shelling, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • sheller — noun a worker who removes shells (as of peas or oysters) • Derivationally related forms: ↑shell • Hypernyms: ↑worker …   Useful english dictionary

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