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2 definitions found
 for clapperclaw
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clapperclaw \Clap"per*claw\ (kl[a^]p"p[~e]r*kl[add]), v. t.
     [Clap + claw.]
     1. To fight and scratch. --C. Smart.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To abuse with the tongue; to revile; to scold.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      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, clapperclaw,
         blackguard, shout]

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