Definition of Blood clam
1. Noun. Red-blooded clam.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Blood Clam
Literary usage of Blood clam
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annual Report by New Jersey, Bureau of Industrial Statistics (1882)
"BLISTER.—A young oyster, not larger than a quarter dollar. See Spawn, Spat. (Barnegat to Cape May.) blood clam AND BLOODY CLAM.—The same as Blood Quahaug. ..."
2. The Oyster Industry. by Ernest Ingersoll, United States Bureau of Fisheries (1881)
"The lignum vitae conical block,, having au iron chisel fixed in its top, upon which oysters are broken before being opened. (New York.) blood clam AND ..."