from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bivalve mollusk of the family Solenidæ, especially of the genera Ensis, Solen, or Siliqua; a razor-fish or razor-shell: so called from its shape. See cut under Ensis.


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  • Yob scooted around in the sand to face a small woman clad in iridescent brown ghoma skin, razor-clam shell still in hand.

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  • Three ocean beaches will be open in early May for a razor-clam dig that could be the last dig of the season.

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  • Mocrocks Beach will be open for razor-clam digging May 7-8.

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  • Kalaloch Beach is closed to razor-clam digging until further notice for an assessment of the clam population on the beach.

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  • The Fish and Wildlife Department has approved razor-clam digging Friday and Saturday on some Washington coastal beaches on evening tides.

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  • So far, so good is the word coming from state Fish and Wildlife on the next planned coastal razor-clam dig.

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  • Coastal razor-clam enthusiasts will find excellent digging this Friday and Saturday at Long

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  • The coastal razor-clam season is approaching fast, and diggers should have plenty to be happy about.

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  • There’s an evening gown made of pearly razor-clam shells; a jacket with shoulders topped by alligator heads; shoes that resemble glittering metal hooves; and a headpiece that looks like a cloud of red butterflies.

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