conch

All Noun
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  • An hour after they had retired a deep sound of a conch rose in the air. Cited from Beric the Briton, by G. A. Henty
  • Special schools still teach students to play the traditional music associated with the conch.
  • You've got no more news than a conch-shell has music. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • He believes that holding the conch gives him the right to be heard.
  • The term true conchs, being a common name, does not have an exact meaning.
  • The figure has long hair which winds down her back and is holding a conch shell.
  • Also, the sound of the conch is believed to drive away the evil spirits.
  • In his lower right hand the image holding pasha and a conch in his lower left hands.
  • Ralph goes to talk to the new group using the still-present power of the conch to get their attention.
  • Finding large dog-conch individuals has become an increasingly difficult task in several regions where this species occurs.
  • And all over his person could be seen conchs and other molluscs attached with their heads. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 4
  • Only the magic conch-shell can turn the baby's tail back to its normal feet.
  • The conch sounded again, and with far better success than before. Cited from The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish,byJames Fenimore Cooper
  • Soon afterwards they sounded a conch-shell, which brought numbers of them down to the beach. Cited from The History of Sumatra, by William Marsden
  • The Conch Republic Air Force has more than a dozen appointed aircraft in its fleet.
  • Blowing of a white conch shell is heard from a particular mountain on some days.
  • He lay on his conch, his head bound about with a napkin. Cited from Red Axe, by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • In the shallow water near the shore we find great pink conch shells. Cited from Little Journey to Puerto Rico, by Marian M. George
  • During the Second Empire, 19th century, the castle of Conches was built near the church.
  • And just then there rang along the valley the sound of a distant conch-shell. Cited from The Man Without a Country and Other Tales, by Edward E. Hale
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Meaning of conch

  • noun Any of various edible tropical marine gastropods of the genus strombus having a brightly-colored spiral shell with large outer lip