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To cheer ship
To chew the cud
To chip in
To choke off
To choose sides
To chop logic
To circle in
To clack wool
To clap hands
To clap hold of
To clap the hands
To clap up
To claw away
To claw off
To claw one on the back
To clean out
To clear a ship at the customhouse
To clear a ship for action
To clear for action
To clear hawse
To clear out
To clear the decks
To clear the land
To clear up
To clew down
To clew up
To climb Parnassus
To close
To close with
To close with the land

To claw one on the gall definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Claw Claw (kl[add]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clawed (kl[add]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Clawing.] [AS. clawan. See Claw, n.] 1. To pull, tear, or scratch with, or as with, claws or nails. 2. To relieve from some uneasy sensation, as by scratching; to tickle; hence, to flatter; to court. [Obs.] Rich men they claw, soothe up, and flatter; the poor they contemn and despise. --Holland. 3. To rail at; to scold. [Obs.] In the aforesaid preamble, the king fairly claweth the great monasteries, wherein, saith he, religion, thanks be to God, is right well kept and observed; though he claweth them soon after in another acceptation. --T. Fuller Claw me, claw thee, stand by me and I will stand by you; -- an old proverb. --Tyndale. To claw away, to scold or revile. ``The jade Fortune is to be clawed away for it, if you should lose it.'' --L'Estrange. To claw (one) on the back, to tickle; to express approbation. (Obs.) --Chaucer. To claw (one) on the gall, to find fault with; to vex. [Obs.] --Chaucer.



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