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shell in Military topic

shellshell2 ●○○ verb [transitive]  1 PMSHOOTto fire shells from large guns at something The army has been shelling the town since yesterday.see thesaurus at shoot2 DFCto remove something such as beans or nuts from a shell or pod Josie was shelling peas in the kitchen. shell out (something)→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
shellThe complaint against them, it seems, is that they supplied the troops around Sarajevo who shelled and sniped at civilians.The site would be the Olympic stadium, which was heavily shelled but still stands.Border towns have been shelled by enemy aircraft for the past two months.Shooting and shelling erupt sporadically from both sides.They're being bombed and shelled every day and night just as in Sarajevo.British warships began shelling German positions along the coast.For instance, the network has shelled out big bucks to snare Bill Cosby for a new sitcom in the fall.Others continue to shell out money.They targeted the area's most vital structures, shelling power plants and hospitals.Add one pound of cooked, shelled shrimp.The forces of tyranny and aggression shelled the Mandali suburbs, Khurmal and Darband-e-Khan with long-range artillery.And the possibility of further shelling was anything but remote in those days.shelling peasHe knew Marshka would destroy him as effortlessly and unthinkingly as shelling peas.We are peeling potatoes, forming tiny meatballs, browning chicken, shelling peas.