Definition of Piddocks

1. Noun. (plural of piddock) ¹



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Definition of Piddocks

1. piddock [n] - See also: piddock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piddocks

piculets
piculs
picus
piddle away
piddled
piddler
piddlers
piddles
piddlier
piddliest
piddling
piddlingly
piddly
piddock
piddocks (current term)
pide
pidgeon
pidgeons
pidgin
pidginization
pidginizations
pidginize
pidginized
pidginizes
pidginizing
pidgins
pie
pie-chucker
pie-dog

Literary usage of Piddocks

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1. The Shell Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Families of Living by Julia Ellen Rogers (1908)
"... his chief enemies are starfish and crustaceans which tear or nip off the ends of his siphons before they can be withdrawn. f piddocks ..."

2. A Guide to the Shell and Starfish Galleries: (Mollusca, Polyzoa, Brachiopoda by Edgar Albert Smith, Francis Jeffrey Bell, Randolph Kirkpatrick (1908)
"The siphons are long in the piddocks, united except near the end, and enclosed in tough skin. The species are world-wide in their distribution, ..."

3. The R.I. Schoolmaster by Rhode Island Commissioner of Public Schools (1862)
"piddocks have white shells ; generally very thin, but strong and adorned with rasp-like sculpture. As this sculpture is for the most part turned toward the ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"The shell of the animal during its period of diligence, like that of other piddocks, gapes widely in front. Through the upper portion of this gape protrudes ..."

5. The Natural Wealth of California: Comprising Early History; Geography by Titus Fey Cronise (1868)
"... and are considered among the best of the class for the table. Similar kinds are called "piddocks" on some parts of the Atlantic shores. (1. ..."

6. The Natural Wealth of California: Comprising Early History; Geography by Titus Fey Cronise (1868)
"... and are considered among the best of the class for the table. Similar kinds are called "piddocks" on some parts of the Atlantic shores. (1. ..."

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