from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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. To fish for quahogs.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To dig or search for qua-hogs.
- 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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
He has been a high school wrestler, a scuba diving instructor, a quahog diver, a UPS sorter, a technical writer and developmental editor, a private pilot, and a stay-at-home dad.
The researchers used the Northern quahog, or hard clam, and the Atlantic bay scallop, two economically - and ecologically-significant shellfish.
The item on the lower right is a stuffed quahog clam.
"When you have ordered the quahog the bartender puts it in the toaster oven to heat up," Jim said.
"First thing that you do is order a quahog," which is a tough clam, as tough as the toughs who lived in Main South where I lived, he said to me.
"He should have a pickled egg to go with his quahog and his ginger brandy and his 'Gansett."
It may look homely, but Food Network star Duff Goldman ("Ace of Cakes") chose the stuffed quahog ("KO-hog")—which boasts generous amounts of clam as well as linguica, the slightly spicy Portuguese sausage—for the show "The Best Thing I Ever Ate."
Anyone who'd charge her with a crime over it has the IQ of a quahog.
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