Had he ever done something like in Newtown, every self-important shrink on TV would have claimed they'd have seen it coming.
Since CBS lacks a cable channel, she has claimed the nearest available real estate.
It's clear that, after he claimed his seat, Powell could have been expelled for misconduct.
Even more twisted: Noah briefly married an Iraqi refugee to keep her in the country after she claimed his father saved her family.
One guy, Luke, claimed to be a direct descendant of one of the men who rode with Quantrill.
Was it because he foresaw that the ten thousand dollar reward would be claimed?
Captain Boomsby claimed me and all that I had, when he learned that my father was dead.
There were at least two sergeants, he claimed furiously, whose turn it should have been to go on this arduous mission.
Nor can it be claimed that the President is ignorant of the law.
On the same day it claimed an absolute discretion by a decree that the mandates of the electors were not binding on its members.
c.1300, "to call, call out; to ask or demand by virtue of right or authority," from accented stem of Old French clamer "to call, name, describe; claim; complain; declare," from Latin clamare "to cry out, shout, proclaim," from PIE *kele- (2) "to shout," imitative (cf. Sanskrit usakala "cock," literally "dawn-calling;" Latin calare "to announce solemnly, call out;" Middle Irish cailech "cock;" Greek kalein "to call," kelados "noise," kledon "report, fame;" Old High German halan "to call;" Old English hlowan "to low, make a noise like a cow;" Lithuanian kalba "language"). Related: Claimed; claiming.
Meaning "to maintain as true" is from 1864; specific sense "to make a claim" (on an insurance company) is from 1897. Claim properly should not stray too far from its true meaning of "to demand recognition of a right."
early 14c., "a demand of a right; right of claiming," from Old French claime "claim, complaint," from clamer (see claim (v.)). Meaning "thing claimed or demanded" is from 1792; specifically "piece of land allotted and taken" (chiefly U.S. and Australia, in reference to mining) is from 1851. Insurance sense is from 1878.