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(nou) burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness (nou) a piece of paper money worth one dollar (nou) flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams

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The saltiness of the water killed the clam and opened the shell.

Suddenly the clam slammed the shell shut, gripping the snipe's beak in between.

The clam shell doors met each in the middle of the roof with no centre support.

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