Definition of Cherrystone

1. Noun. Small quahog larger than a littleneck; eaten raw or cooked as in e.g. clams casino.

Exact synonyms: Cherrystone Clam
Generic synonyms: Hard-shell Clam, Quahaug, Quahog, Round Clam



2. Noun. A half-grown quahog.

Definition of Cherrystone

1. Noun. A hard clam (''Mercenaria mercenaria'') that is larger than a countneck, littleneck or topneck but smaller than a quahog (context: used as a size classification by fish merchants). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cherrystone

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cherrystone

cherry stone
cherry tomato
cherry tree
cherry trees
cherry wood
cherryade
cherryades
cherrying
cherryless
cherrylike
cherrypick
cherrypicked
cherrypicking
cherrypicks
cherrypie
cherrystone (current term)
cherrystone clam
cherrystones
cherrywood
chersonese
chert
chertier
chertiest
chertiness
cherts
cherty
cherub
cherubic
cherubic facies
cherubical

Literary usage of Cherrystone

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1. Journal by Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (1867)
"And on the other side of the same cherrystone these 8 Figures carv'd plainly to ... In another cherrystone in the sixt part of it is carv'da King in a Chair ..."

2. The Journal of the Kilkenny and South-east of Ireland Archaeological Society by Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (1867)
"And on the other side of the same cherrystone these 8 Figures carv'd plainly to ... In another cherrystone in the sixt part of it is carv'da King in a Chair ..."

3. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1859)
"The new lighthouse on the bar at the entrance of cherrystone Inlet will be ... It is a screw-pile structure precisely like cherrystone lighthouse in all ..."

4. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1859)
"The new lighthouse on the bar at the entrance of cherrystone ... It is a screw-pile structure precisely like cherrystone lighthouse in all respects. ..."

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