Definitions

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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.

Etymologies

clam +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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