shellwork

noun
shell·​work | \ ˈshel-ˌwərk How to pronounce shellwork (audio) \

Definition of shellwork

: work adorned with shells or composed of a pattern of shells

First Known Use of shellwork

1592, in the meaning defined above

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“Shellwork.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shellwork. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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