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1. The shell or hard external covering in which the kernel of a nut is inclosed.

2. Hence, a thing of little compass, or of little value.

3. (Science: zoology) A shell of the genus nucula. To be, or lie, in a nutshell, to be within a small compass; to admit of very brief or simple determination or statement. The remedy lay in a nutshell.

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