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clawback


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clawback  \Claw"back`\,  n. 
  A  flatterer  or  sycophant.  [Obs.]  ``Take  heed  of  these 
  clawbacks.''  --Latimer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clawback  \Claw"back`\,  a. 
  Flattering;  sycophantic.  [Obs.] 
 
  Like  a  clawback  parasite.  --Bp.  Hall. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clawback  \Claw"back`\,  v.  t. 
  To  flatter.  [Obs.]  --Warner. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clawback 
  n  :  (British)  finding  a  way  to  take  money  back  from  people  that 
  they  were  given  in  another  way  "the  Treasury  will  find 
  some  clawback  for  the  extra  benefits  members  received" 




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