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Happy as a Clam at High Tide

The clam is a bivalve mollusc, dug from its bed of sand only at low tide; at high tide it is quite safe from molestation. (See Close As A Clam.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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