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quahog, kwa-hog′, n. the common round clam of the North American Atlantic coast.
The quahog is a thick-shelled, roundish mollusk with a distinctly heart-shaped outline when looked at endwise.
The 'neck' is a foot, and it's little because the quahog doesn't burrow deep.
D'you know what answer the little boy got that asked the quahog the time o' day?
It is to this family that the quahog or hard clam of our markets belongs.
The former (Venus mercenaria) was called by the Indians "quahog," and is still so called in the Eastern states.
1753 (quogue; Roger Williams had it as poquauhock, 1643), from an Algonquian language, perhaps Narragansett poquauhock or Pequot p'quaghhaug "hard clam."