So long as this door was successfully held, no claim-jumper could penetrate into the tunnel or reach the shaft at the end.
But Alice was no claim-jumper—so long as the notice of ownership was plainly posted.
You make about the poorest kind of claim-jumper I ever ran up against, and I've handled quite a few in my time.
He dared the shotgun the night they run that claim-jumper off.
He had still dared to hope that this girl was of no blood kin of the claim-jumper, Jeffery Neilson.
I thought so the night we went over to run the claim-jumper off Absalom Frost's land, within a week of my joining.
The man must have been a claim-jumper, and meant to steal those papers.
The claim-jumper dropped what was left of his burden and went hopping on, acquiring stone bruises with every leap.
I just bet I could kill you at forty paces, if you were a claim-jumper and looked at me the way Hank looked at you!
Asked the claim-jumper's friend in feigned surprise, wishing that he had kept quiet.