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quahog

Medtalk A derogatory regionalism for an obese, pregnant, unkempt, malodorous, socially/economically disadvantaged ♀. See Gomer.
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An investigation of the aquaculture potential of the bay quahaug, Mercenaria mercenaria, the American oyster, Crassostrea virginica, and the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis, in three estuaries along the Northumberland Strait coast of Nova Scotia.
"In 1874 occurs the first mention of the word quahaug [sic] in a legislative act "to regulate the shellfisheries in the waters of Mount Hope Bay and its tributaries," whereby the selectmen of the towns bordering on Mount Hope Bay were permitted to grant licenses for the cultivation of clams, quahogs, scallops and other shellfish to any inhabitant.
QPX (Quahaug Parasite X) a pathogen of northern quahaug Mercenaria mercenaria from the Gulf of St.