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  • n  informal terms for money
  • n  burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness
  • n  a piece of paper money worth one dollar
  • n  flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams
  • v  gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean
News & Articles

  • Album Reviews: Album review: Shannon and the Clams' 'Dreams in the Rat House'
    ??? It’s tough to shine in Hunx’s flamboyant, eclipsing shadow, but top hag Shannon Shaw has been as definitive a force as any in the Punx. Under her own captaincy with the Clams, she continues to ply the oldies like an orphaned ’60s girl-group singer who took up with a garage-punk band. In fact, this latest is a particularly impressive vocal outing for Shaw (and co-singer Cody Blanchard as well ...
    June 11, 2013 - Orlando Weekly
  • MAP: Sewage overflow closes shellfish harvesting in upper York River
    RICHMOND (AP) -- Sewage overflows have prompted state health officials to close the upper York River for shellfish harvesting. The Virginia Department of Health said Tuesday that the upper York will reopen for shellfish harvesting on June 30. The closure affects bivalve mollusks such as oysters and clams. It doesn't affect crabs or fin fish. John Bull, spokesman for the Va. Marine Resources ...
    June 11, 2013 - 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads
  • Chef Tom Douglas serves up advice on how to prepare Manila clams
    The plug will be pulled on local marine waterways, and low tides in the coming weeks and summer months ahead will provide ample beach exposure for those heading out to gather steamer clams. Seattle chef and restaurateur Tom Douglas will contribute some of his tasty cooking advice and recipes for the
    June 5, 2013 - Seattle Times

  • James Connaughton in AFP
    The waters around Rose Atoll also are home to giant clams, reef sharks, and very large parrot fish, and are a frequent location where you can find humpback and pilot whales and porpoises,Connaughton said.
  • William Bradford in Fergus Falls Daily Journal
    Quoting from a history of the Plymouth colony, Governor Bradford noted this in his personal journal: "Among the 'fowl' of Plymouth, there was a great store of wild turkeys. From the waters off-shore, the colonists gathered lobsters and clams, bass...
  • Nathan Hecht in Washington Post
    I know what her judicial philosophy will be, and when they find out what this president knows about Harriet, they are going to be happy as clams,Hecht said.

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