oystre

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

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 EnglishEdit

NounEdit

oystre (plural oystres)

  1. oyster

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 18 August 2013, at 19:35