Definition of Clambakes

1. Noun. (plural of clambake) ¹



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Definition of Clambakes

1. clambake [n] - See also: clambake

Lexicographical Neighbors of Clambakes

clam shack
clam shacks
clam shrimp
clam shrimps
clam up
clam worm
clam worms
clamancy
clamant
clamantly
clamation
clamations
clamato
clamatorial
clambake
clambakes (current term)
clambe
clamber
clambered
clamberer
clamberers
clambering
clambers
clamburger
clamdigger
clamdiggers
clame
clames
clamjamphrie
clamjamphries

Literary usage of Clambakes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1901)
"To my surprise, I found these clambakes on the top of the mountain ridges. ... Heavy stone mortars are found about these clambakes, or camps, which appear ..."

2. Transactions of the Annual Meetings of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science, Kansas Academy of Science Meeting (1901)
"To my surprise, I found these clambakes on the top of the mountain ridges. ... Heavy stone mortars are found about these clambakes, or camps, which appear ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1883)
"Tale (The) of the clam : an historical reminiscence of Rhode Island, explaining the true origin of clambakes, by two Providence boy? ..."

4. A Week in New York by Ernest Ingersoll (1891)
"The country fishing hamlets of Bellport, Fireplace (a favorite spot for aboriginal clambakes, tradition asserts), Moriches, and Speonk, where you strike the ..."

5. Appleton's Dictionary of Greater New York and Its Neighborhood (1884)
"clambakes.—Among the purely American dainties are clams baked in wood-ashes, ... Excursions to Rhode Island, where clambakes are popularly supposed to have ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"We had a prolonged confab about clams and clambakes. The discussion closed with the remark by him, " what a heap o' shekels I could have made in early days, ..."

7. Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography by Theodore Roosevelt (1913)
"He organizes clambakes and chowder parties and picnics, and is consulted by the local labor leaders when a cut in wages is threatened. ..."

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