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clapperclaw


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clapperclaw  \Clap"per*claw\,  v.  t.  [Clap  +  claw.] 
  1.  To  fight  and  scratch.  --C.  Smart. 
 
  2.  To  abuse  with  the  tongue;  to  revile;  to  scold. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clapperclaw 
  v  1:  claw  with  the  nails 
  2:  use  foul  or  abusive  language  towards;  "The  actress  abused 
  the  policeman  who  gave  her  a  parking  ticket";  "The  angry 
  mother  shouted  at  the  teacher"  [syn:  {abuse},  {blackguard}, 
  {shout}] 




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