Like the whelk, he loves the bivalve mollusk, but does not bore for it.
The whelk and Periwinkle are gathered in immense numbers, and are used by us for food.
The whelk had no idea how to teach any one, so the subject dropped.
Now we will look at a shell-builder, the whelk, who uses his flinty tongue in quite another fashion.
Some of them would swallow the whelk shell, crab and all, but they would not eat one on which an Anemone was fixed.
The whelk, however, is a clever burglar; he knows how to make a way into the hardest of shelly houses.
The whelk shell (Fig. 482) appears in the arms of Storey and Wilkinson.
The whelk and his cousins know how to bore a hole in the shell, and suck out the helpless Oyster.
A genus of mollusks with light horn colored shells, and inhabiting the cold waters of the Arctic seas, is the Buccinum, or whelk.
Our friend of the whelk stall was surveying the scene with intense disfavour.
An inflamed swelling, such as a pimple or pustule.