Definition of Clams

1. Noun. Informal terms for money.

Exact synonyms: Boodle, Bread, Cabbage, Dinero, Dough, Gelt, Kale, Lettuce, Lolly, Loot, Lucre, Moolah, Pelf, Scratch, Shekels, Simoleons, Sugar, Wampum
Generic synonyms: Money
Derivative terms: Cabbage

Definition of Clams

1. Noun. (plural of clam) ¹

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Definition of Clams

1. clam [v] - See also: clam

Medical Definition of Clams

1. Equivalved edible marine mollusks that live wholly or partially in sand or mud. Some genera are mya, venus, and mactra. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clams

clamp connection
clamp down
clamp down on
clamp forceps
clamp stand
clamp stands
clams (current term)
clams up
clan member
clandestine operation

Literary usage of Clams

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

1. The Improved Housewife, Or, Book of Receipts: With Engravings for Marketing by A. L. Webster (1853)
"To Roast clams.—Superior mode of cooking them. Select according to taste as to size, ... clams and oysters generally agree with those who like them. ..."

2. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1896)
"clams a la Newburg 1 pint clams. :J tablespoons sherry or tablespoons butter. Madeira wine. ... Clean clams, remove soft parts, and finely chop hard parts. ..."

3. Shell-fish Industries by James Lawrence Kellogg (1910)
"Great numbers of soft clams have been dug from localities where the water contained very little salt, and planted where the salinity was very high, ..."

4. The Code of Virginia: With the Declaration of Independence and Constitution by Virginia (1849)
"clams AND WILD FOWL. taking oysters for such purpose from the Broadwater, ... clams. $ 18. If any person who is not an actual resident of this шо-41, p. ..."

5. Practical dietetics, with reference to diet in disease by Alida Frances Pattee (1914)
"clams. clams are similar in composition to the oyster and same general rules followed in ... There are two varieties, the hard and soft shell clams. ..."

6. Practical dietetics: With Special Reference to Diet in Diseases by William Gilman Thompson (1905)
"SHELLFISH Oysters, clams, and mussels are very nutritious food, ... In oysters the liver is relatively larger and more nutritious than in clams. ..."

7. Bohemian San Francisco: Its Restaurants and Their Most Famous Recipes; the by Clarence Edgar Edwords (1914)
"In fact the clams of the coast that has a distinctive and ABALONES good flavor. Several varieties are to be found in the markets ..."

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