oyster tongs

plural noun

Definition of oyster tongs

: a pair of wooden tongs 12 to 20 feet long bearing opposing baskets shaped like rakes and used for gathering oysters

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“Oyster tongs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oyster%20tongs. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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