clam englannista suomeksi
A bivalve mollusk of many kinds, especially those that are edible; for example the (vern) (''arenaria''), the clam (''mercenaria''), the clam or (vern) ((taxlink)), and other species. The name is said to have been given originally to the ''gigas'', a huge East Indian bivalve.
(quote-book)|chapter=3|title=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL5535161W Mr. Pratt's Patients| passage=My hopes wa'n't disappointed. I never saw clams thicker than they was along them inshore flats. I filled my dreener in no time, and then it come to me that 'twouldn't be a bad idee to get a lot more, take 'em with me to Wellmouth, and peddle 'em out. Clams was fairly scarce over that side of the bay and ought to fetch a fair price.
(quote-song)| album=Outlaw| passage=Long as I have my clams I don't give a damn about revolution / Long as I have my rice I don't have to think twice about a solution
A kind of vise, usually of wood.
1973, Lucas Webb, ''Stribling'' (page 188)
- The network canceled—nonco-operation their legal shysters said. Suing me, for, for ten million clams, damages to sponsors, agencies.
In musicians' parlance, a wrong or misplaced note.
(senseid) mouth ((ngd))
A crash or clangor made by ringing all the bells of a chime at once.
1808, (w), ''An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language'':
- Ice is said to be clam, when beginning to melt with the sun or otherwise, and not easy to be slid upon.
(RQ:Carlyle French Revolution)
- A chilling sweat , a damp of jealousy,Hangs on my brows, and clams upon my limbs
To clog, as with glutinous or viscous matter.
(RQ:L'Estrange Fables of Aesop)
without the knowledge of, unknown to
163 B.C.E. Terence, ''Heauton Timorumenos'', Act II, Scene II:
- Neque adeō clam mē est.
- : Nor indeed is it unknown to me.