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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clam  \Clam\  (cl[a^]m),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Clammed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Clamming}.]  [Cf.  AS  cl[ae]man  to  clam,  smear;  akin 
  to  Icel.  kleima  to  smear,  OHG.  kleimjan  chleimen  to  defile, 
  or  E.  clammy.] 
  To  clog,  as  with  glutinous  or  viscous  matter. 
 
  A  swarm  of  wasps  got  into  a  honey  pot,  and  there  they 
  cloyed  and  clammed  Themselves  till  there  was  no  getting 
  out  again  --L'Estrange. 




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