clam clam  /ˈklæm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness
  2. (n) a piece of paper money worth one dollar
  3. (n) flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams
  4. (v) gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean

News

  1. Hit, run kills man in wheelchair

    A wheelchair-bound 65-year-old Somerset man his neighbors called a friend to all was killed by a hit-and-run driver late Friday night after coming back from a clam bake. James Moore was apparently struck and knocked out of his motorized wheelchair. He was pronounced dead yesterday morning at Charlton Memorial Hospital. Neighbors and friends said they will always remember Moore as a kind ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. VFW to host clam bake, chicken barbecue

    TOWNSEND -- Townsend VFW Post 6538, its Ladies Auxiliary and Men's Auxiliary will hold their annual clambake and chicken barbecue at the 491 Main St.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Townsend Times

  3. Mountain Lakes PBA Clam & Jam is Saturday

    MOUNTAIN LAKES _ The fourth annual Clam & Jam, sponsored by the Mountain Lakes Policemen Benevolent union 310, will be held from noon to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 15 at Germania Park, Conger Street,
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Citizen of Morris County

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Quotes

  1. "I've been a pain at home, (that) would be fair," Glover said. "But I take it out on myself and kind of clam up in my own little shell."
    on Apr 18, 2008 By: Lucas Glover Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We'll have some growing pains early, I'm sure," Gwynn said. "But when you have that many new guys, you've got to try to stay clam, stay focused, because they're going to make some mistakes. But all in all, I think it's more the kind of club...
    on Feb 1, 2007 By: Tony Gwynn Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. Barrymore says, "He's so cute. And I knew him when he was a kid. He was in Empire of the Sun. If he walked into the room now, I would totally clam up. Or I might go overboard and embarrass myself."
    on Feb 4, 2009 By: Drew Barrymore Source: Contactmusic.com

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