oystre

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

oystre (plural oystres)

  1. Obsolete form of oyster.
    • 1851, Punch, Volume XX., page #230:
      Well could he talke of fasting and penaunce
      To Maides, between the figures of the daunce ;
      And from the hollow world within the cloistre
      Threaten to shut himself, as in an oystre.

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

oystre (plural oystres)

  1. oyster

Descendants[edit]