Oyster-green

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Oyster-green (Bot) A green membranous seaweed (Ulva) often found growing on oysters but common on stones, piles, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

She was green, like a cheap oyster on a stall.
"The Wouldbegoods" by E. Nesbit
You are going to have some little green oysters and a partridge.
"Monsieur, Madame and Bebe, Complete" by Gustave Droz
Domestic Hints (Green Oysters).
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
Then called upon Mr. Green; and he came and had an oyster supper with me.
"Journal of a Voyage across the Atlantic" by George Moore
The meat of this oyster is very green and fat, and eats tolerably well, boiled or stewed.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume X" by Robert Kerr
Serve with caper sauce, potatoes, mashed turnips, greens, oyster sauce, etc.
"Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889" by Barkham Burroughs
MOCK OYSTERS OF GREEN CORN.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
Go to the men for whom, in ocean's halls, The oyster breeds, and the green turtle sprawls.
"Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant" by William Cullen Bryant
She was green, like a cheap oyster on a stall.
"The Wouldbegoods" by E. Nesbit
A piquant bake is made by mixing finely chopped green apples with the oysters before baking.
"Civic League Cook Book" by Anonymous
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In news:

Prince Edward Island may be best known for its Anne of Green Gables lore and Malpeque oysters, but a sleek new boutique hotel—the island's first in 25 years—is causing quite a buzz.
Oyster Harbors Marine unveils new facility with green and clean power.
Daikon "Scallop", West Coast oyster, seaweeds, mustard greens, rice.
Peaceful protesters stood outside the Oyster Creek Nuclear Facility today on the side of Route 9 with signs that read "NO NUKES, GO GREEN" and "NO FUKUSHIMA NJ.".
Pork sausage 1 bunch green onions, roughly chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 ribs celery, small diced 1 pint fresh-shucked Louisiana oysters with liquor* 3 Tbsp.
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