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Present participle of shell.
An artillery bombardment.
The removal of the shell from a nut, pea etc.
(uncountable) Grain from which the husk has been removed.
Factories exist near Pnom-Penh for the shelling of cotton-seeds.
Connie immediately assured her that the Giddon's wouldn't be shelling out the money if they didn't think she was earning it.
The oil exported from Calcutta to Europe is prepared by shelling and crushing the seeds between rollers.
A peculiar industry is the grading, roasting, cleaning and shelling of peanuts.
Unfortunately, in most cases, parents are the ones who are left shelling out money to keep their children in style.
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