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synonyms for clam

  • mollusk
  • cherrystone
  • littleneck
  • quahog
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How to use clam in a sentence

Executives from Toshiba and Mitsubishi helped crowd the dining room, which claimed 18-foot ceilings, a robota grill and a glassed-in fish room, a cool pantry for the oysters, clams, live scallops and sea urchins that populated his menus.
SHIBUYA EATERY LIVES UP TO ITS NAME, BRINGING TOKYO STREET FOOD TO ADAMS MORGANTOM SIETSEMAOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The bite-size morsel inside the shell is succulent and tender — no rubber-band chewiness like with a clam.
MUSSELS ARE SIMPLE TO PREPARE, AND ADD TASTY DRAMA TO THE TABLEMARTHA HOLMBERGOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In sandy tidewater areas, people wade along and feel clams on the bottom with their feet, then scoop them up and stow them in a mesh bag tied to their waist or suspended in a small floating tube.
14 WILD EDIBLES YOU CAN PULL RIGHT OUT OF THE OCEANBY BOB MCNALLY/FIELD & STREAMOCTOBER 19, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Most coastal states list where clams and mussels can be safely harvested, and those areas are subject to change.
14 WILD EDIBLES YOU CAN PULL RIGHT OUT OF THE OCEANBY BOB MCNALLY/FIELD & STREAMOCTOBER 19, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Akin to San Francisco’s signature cioppino, it’s an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink approach to seafood, with squidi, shrimp, clams, mussels and fish all thrown together into one delicious dish.
LISTEN TO AFRICA’S SINGING GIANTSJOSHUA EFERIGHEOCTOBER 2, 2020OZY
The recovery of the oyster, clam and other edible shell-fish is also a feature of the work which the Lake Company has in view.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
Its shores were long stretches of mud-flats, corrugated everywhere with thousands of clam-holes.
THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
Then I saw that the two halves of the clam-shell bucket were slightly open, just wide enough to let me squeeze in.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
Down fell that pretty innocent, as falls a snow-white lamb; Her hair drooped round her pallid cheeks, like sea-weed on a clam.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
"It's your kind of clam chowder, too," said Mrs. Hills, shaking her head.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CLAM

  • ace
  • bank note
  • bill
  • buck
  • certificate
  • clam
  • cucumber
  • currency
  • folding money
  • greenback
  • legal tender
  • note
  • one-spot
  • single
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