shield, spirit, buckler, racing shell, outlook, belly, bony, anatomical, human nature, antler, inclination, scale, blowhole, cuticle, eggshell, capsule, body, conduct, disposition, instinct, behavior, anatomy, posture, epidermis, arm, schtick
shell (part of speech: noun)
- Under her old, hard carapace, new blood is leaping; it leaps from her strong heart, across half the world. - "Their Son; The Necklace", Eduardo Zamacois.
- Each I contracted, made its carapace thicker. - "Foes", Mary Johnston.
- He stood up in his carapace of stiffened clothes, shivering palsiedly. - "Pardners", Rex Beach.