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 Oyster.Oyster and Huitre (French) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Oyster Part (An).
 
An actor who appears, speaks, or acts only once. Like an oyster, he opens but once.   1
 


 Oyster.Oyster and Huitre (French) 

 
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