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English → English (gcide) Definition: Spisula solidissima Sea clam \Sea" clam`\ (Zo["o]l.) Any one of the large bivalve mollusks found on the open seacoast, especially those of the family Mactrid[ae], as the common American species. (Mactra solidissima or Spisula solidissima); -- called also beach clam, and surf clam. [1913 Webster] Surf \Surf\, n. [Formerly spelled suffe, and probably the same word as E. sough.] The swell of the sea which breaks upon the shore, esp. upon a sloping beach. [1913 Webster] Surf bird (Zo["o]l.), a ploverlike bird of the genus Aphriza, allied to the turnstone. Surf clam (Zo["o]l.), a large clam living on the open coast, especially Mactra solidissima (syn. Spisula solidissima ). See Mactra. Surf duck (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of sea ducks of the genus Oidemia, especially Oidemia percpicillata ; -- called also surf scoter. See the Note under Scoter. Surf fish (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of California embiotocoid fishes. See Embiotocoid. Surf smelt. (Zo["o]l.) See Smelt. Surf whiting. (Zo["o]l.) See under Whiting. [1913 Webster] Clam \Clam\ (kl[a^]m), n. [Cf. Clamp, Clam, v. t., Clammy.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A bivalve mollusk of many kinds, especially those that are edible; as, the long clam (Mya arenaria), the quahog or round clam (Venus mercenaria), the sea clam or hen clam (Spisula solidissima), and other species of the United States. The name is said to have been given originally to the Tridacna gigas, a huge East Indian bivalve. [1913 Webster] You shall scarce find any bay or shallow shore, or cove of sand, where you may not take many clampes, or lobsters, or both, at your pleasure. --Capt. John Smith (1616). [1913 Webster] Clams, or clamps, is a shellfish not much unlike a cockle; it lieth under the sand. --Wood (1634). [1913 Webster] 2. (Ship Carp.) Strong pinchers or forceps. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. (Mech.) A kind of vise, usually of wood. [1913 Webster] Blood clam. See under Blood. [1913 Webster]

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