American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An edible clam (Venus mercenaria) of the Atlantic coast of North America, having a hard rounded shell. Also called hard-shell clam, round clam.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The large edible round clam of the Atlantic coast of the United States, Venus mercenaria, much used for soups and chowders. See clam, and cut under dimyarian.
- To dig or search for qua-hogs.
- n. An edible clam with a hard shell found along the Atlantic Coast of North America; scientific name Venus mercenaria.
- n. Very small clams used in chowders and other clam dishes.
- v. intransitive To fish for quahogs.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) An American market clam (Venus mercenaria). It is sold in large quantities, and is highly valued as food. Called also
round clam, and hard clam.
- n. Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells; large clams usually used for chowders or other clam dishes
- n. an edible American clam; the heavy shells were used as money by some American Indians
- From Narragansett. (Wiktionary)
- Narragansett poquaûhock. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“When you have ordered the quahog the bartender puts it in the toaster oven to heat up," Jim said.”
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