clam-diggers

clam-diggers

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(Clothing & Fashion) calf-length trousers
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His name's Harvey," said Dan, waving two strangely shaped knives, "an' he'll be worth five of any Sou' Boston clam-digger 'fore long.
Wheeldon, dressed in clam-diggers, a T-shirt and mismatched ballet slippers--good luck charms from his dancing days at New York City Ballet--graciously welcomes guests and lays out the evening's agenda: announcing the launch of Morphoses' website, rehearsing a duet from Polyphonia, and beginning to choreograph the new ballet, Pulcinella.
And for the first time, crabbers and clam-diggers must get a licence and pay a fee.
Men who wear the latest fashion horror - trousers which end half-way between their knees and ankles, called clam-diggers.
In shocking pink, orange, lime and bright blue - worn all at once or on their own - girls are pulling on clam-diggers, crochet cardis and trendy cotton knits.
Clam-diggers (pedal pushers if you don't know), cardis; bustier tops, lots of lace and the colour pink.
There's less room for confusion among clam-diggers, as that is more of an individual activity due to current laws requiring each person to gather his or her own clams and keep them in a separate container.
But, if you really want to turn on the style, invest in long, bias-cut skirts, sheer tops, knee-length clam-diggers and bustiers.
Meanwhile, crabbers and clam-diggers will no longer enjoy a "free lunch" in Oregon.
Or take it clubbing - with clam-diggers, high-heeled sandals and a bra top.
there's a longer version of clam-diggers, reaching to just below the calf, which can prove more flattering.