Grilled oystersby Christopher Idone Learn how to take the easy (and delicious) route to oyster heaven from a catering god.
Kids today, however, see the entire country as their oyster and they will look anywhere.
Ensor breaks out from his somber palette with The oyster Eater (1882), one of the larger paintings in the show.
early 14c., from Old French oistre (Modern French huître), from Latin ostrea, plural or fem. of ostreum "oyster," from Greek ostreon, from PIE *ost- "bone" (see osseous). Related to Greek ostrakon "hard shell" and to osteon "bone."
Why then the world's mine Oyster, which I, with sword will open. [Shakespeare, "The Merry Wives of Windsor," II.ii.2]