Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One whose business is the digging and sale of clams.
  • An obsolete form of clamber.
  • noun 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 .

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  • noun One who digs for clams.

Etymologies

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clam +‎ -er

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