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.Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue at Christmas Tree Cove
Laura Lee Hope
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
- 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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