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shelled

verb
past tense of shell

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1 to remove the natural covering of
  • shelling peanuts

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2 to use bombs or artillery against
  • the enemy shelled the city for days without letup

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The first known use of shelled was in the 15th century

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“Shelled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shelled. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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