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 Meanings and Examples of LOBSTER
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lobster
 n.  an animal that lives in the sea and has a long body with a hard shell, two large claws, and eight legs
Classic Sentence:
1  The walk revived her spirits, and flattering herself that she had made good bargains, she trudged home again, after buying a very young lobster, some very old asparagus, and two boxes of acid strawberries.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ELEVEN
2  The lobster was a scarlet mystery to her, but she hammered and poked till it was unshelled and its meager proportions concealed in a grove of lettuce leaves.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ELEVEN
3  "Then I must have a lobster, for tongue alone won't do," said Amy decidedly.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX
4  The lobster was instantly surrounded by a halo of pleasing reminiscences, and curiosity about 'the charming young ladies' diverted his mind from the comical mishap.'
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX
5  Lobsters, fresh from the lobster pots.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 2
6  Some of them might just as well have a hundred legs, like a centipede, or six, like a lobster.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
7  So you see, we are deep-sea monsters, and when the lobster walks on mud, he stirs it up for everybody.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
8  He is as brave as a bulldog and as tenacious as a lobster if he gets his claws upon anyone.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
9  The supper consisted of a roast pheasant garnished with Corsican blackbirds; a boar's ham with jelly, a quarter of a kid with tartar sauce, a glorious turbot, and a gigantic lobster.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
10  If we bought a lobster, it was full of water.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. OUR HOUSEKEEPING
11  Ferfitchkin flew out at me, turning as red as a lobster, and looking me in the face with fury.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: IV
12  We can do without lobsters, you know.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER X. The Lobster Quadrille
13  The reason is,' said the Gryphon, 'that they WOULD go with the lobsters to the dance.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER X. The Lobster Quadrille
14  "I can't get any lobsters, so you will have to do without salad today," said Mr. March, coming in half an hour later, with an expression of placid despair.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX
15  Mr. Peggotty, to relieve it, took two prodigious lobsters, and an enormous crab, and a large canvas bag of shrimps, out of his pockets, and piled them up in Ham's arms.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. MY 'FIRST HALF' AT SALEM HOUSE
Example Sentence:
1  Stores and restaurants report that New Year's and Mother's Day lead in lobster sales.
2  Up here in clam and lobster country, some of our best BBQ joints do fried catfish, and it's always a treat.
3  I'll be waiting for you at the entrance of the pub which has a sign painted with a red lobster.
4  Scientists believe a parasite is attacking the lobsters' nervous system, killing the shellfish.
5  I have no idea about how to prepare those cuttlefish and lobsters.