What is another word for cockleshell?

Pronunciation: [kˈɒklɪʃˌɛl] (IPA)

Cockleshell is a common term used for the shell of a small bivalve (two-part shell) mollusk. Some common synonyms for cockleshell include clamshell, scallop shell, mussel shell, and oyster shell. These terms are often used interchangeably when referring to seashell decorations or for crafting and DIY projects. Cockleshell can also refer to a small boat or vessel, especially one with a shallow draft, and some synonyms for this term include coracle, punt, and skiff. Whatever the context, cockleshell and its synonyms are important symbols of the sea and coastal life, representing both natural beauty and human ingenuity.

Synonyms for Cockleshell:

What are the hypernyms for Cockleshell?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Cockleshell?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for cockleshell (as nouns)

Usage examples for Cockleshell

Her crew then lowered a little cockleshell of a dinghy, which she carried inboard, and a tanned, red-bearded man pulled straight for the Commodore's galley.
"The Blue Pavilions"
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Therefore she knelt in a cockleshell alone on a rushing river and sped through, a wilderness into appalling danger.
"The Maid of the Whispering Hills"
Vingie E. Roe
But you don't tell me you have come over from Saaron in that cockleshell of yours?
"Major Vigoureux"
A. T. Quiller-Couch

Semantically related words: best shell, Linux shell, Unix shell, bash shell, zsh, csh, fish shell, PowerShell

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