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- n. One who digs for clams.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of clamber.
- n. A forceps, like a pair of tongs, used in deep-sea soundings to obtain specimens from the bottom of the sea. The jaws are closed by means of a weight. Also called clam, clam-tongs. See clam, 1 .
- n. One whose business is the digging and sale of clams.
clam + -er (Wiktionary)