Origin of clambake
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Examples from the Web for clambake
"That's one way to keep cool at a clambake," grinned the man in gray.
That name was on the stone before I joined you at the clambake.
"Oh, yes, your dolls can come to the clambake," agreed Bunny.
There ought to be a public meeting about this, and resolutions, and perhaps a clambake.Summer in a Garden, and Calvin, A Study Of Character
Charles Dudley Warner
I remember I wanted very much to dress in white for the clambake, some weeks after that, but you wouldn't allow it.Elsie at Home</p>
- a picnic, often by the sea, at which clams, etc, are baked
- an informal party
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Word Origin and History for clambake
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