Eggshell meaning

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The thin, often brittle exterior covering of the egg of a bird or reptile.
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A pale yellow to yellowish white.
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A kind of paint that dries to a finish having very little shine.
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The hard, brittle outer covering of an egg of a reptile, bird, or monotreme.
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Yellowish white.
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Fragile and thin, like eggshell.
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Yellowish-white.
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The thin, often brittle exterior covering of the egg of a bird or reptile.
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The shell around an egg.
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A pale off-white colour, like that of the eggshell.

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Of a pale yellowish-whitish colour, like that of the eggshell.
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Exhibiting the thinness, translucency or near-transparency, and fragility of an eggshell; as in eggshell porcelain.
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walk on eggshells
  • To behave in an esp. wary manner, as from fear of reprisal or of a harsh reaction.
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Origin of eggshell