Origin of clam diggers
How to use clam diggers in a sentence
You see this a lot when individuals who are accused of something decide to clam up, often under the advice of their attorney.Untruth and Consequences in Ferguson|Matt Lewis|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Back in California, Zach finds that people from whom he might learn about the bombing either die, disappear, or clam up.Joseph McElroy’s ‘Cannonball’ Is the Meta Iraq War Novel|Tom LeClair|July 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
All of which makes me wonder why Lindsey Graham and his cohort were so afraid the guy would clam up.The System Is Working|Michael Tomasky|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
From goth dating to plus-size, prisoners to gold diggers, these sites revolve around one thing: honesty.The New Rules of Online Dating|Lizzie Crocker, Abby Haglage|February 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Then I thought the non-celebrities would clam up because the cameras would make them nervous.Does 'Rehab' Help or Hurt?|Maria Elena Fernandez|September 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The recovery of the oyster, clam and other edible shell-fish is also a feature of the work which the Lake Company has in view.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
Its shores were long stretches of mud-flats, corrugated everywhere with thousands of clam-holes.The Rival Campers Afloat|Ruel Perley Smith
Then I saw that the two halves of the clam-shell bucket were slightly open, just wide enough to let me squeeze in.The Wreckers|Francis Lynde
But he and mephistopheles joined a company of successful diggers going down with their swag.
The gold was found on the carcass, and the diggers went coolly back to their work.