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clam
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 8
1. Claminess; moisture.
2. A crash or clangor made by ringing all the bells of a chime at once.
3. A bivalve mollusk of many kinds, especially those that are edible; as, the long clam ( Mya arenaria), the quahog or round clam ( Venus mercenaria), the sea clam or hen clam ( Spisula solidissima), and other species of the United States. The name is said to have been given originally to the Tridacna gigas, a huge East Indian bivalve.
Part of Speech: verb
Part of Speech: verb transitive
2. A kind of vise, usually of wood.
Part of Speech: verb transitive, intransitive
1. To produce, in bell ringing, a clam or clangor; to cause to clang.
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