Thesaurus / clamming
other words for clamming
- cut off
- choke off
- clam up
- close up
- cool it
- cut short
- decrease the volume
- dry up
- dummy up
- keep it down
- pipe down
- quiet down
- say nothing
- shut up
- sit on
- strike dumb
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"Oh, yes, there's fine fishing and clamming and crabbing," said Mrs. Madden.
BUNNY BROWN AND HIS SISTER SUE AT CHRISTMAS TREE COVELAURA LEE HOPE
These orifices have plugs that fit them loosely so that if necessary they can be pulled without disturbing the clamming.
The clamming should be done with care, as bits are liable to flake off and stick to the glaze.
As the colour dies the clamming, if any, may be knocked away, and later on the spy plugs removed.
In reality, however, only a few of these licensees make a regular business of clamming.
The only important clamming in Massachusetts to-day is found in the towns bordering Ipswich Bay.
At Essex spading forks are used for clamming, but not as extensively as the hooker.
While the town records show 66 licensed clammers, only about 50 make clamming their chief occupation.
Naturally, this seems curious, when winter and summer clamming are compared.
Over 800 acres is more or less productive, about half being good clamming.