And we will continue to claw our way to the very bottom of the political swamp.
And when he broke his wrist, the plaster cast made him even more effective, earning him the title of “The claw.”
And the few that were renewed, like Dollhouse and Chuck, generally had to fight fang and claw for the honor.
After trying to claw it out and failing, he buried his face in the grass.
My sisters Rosa and Liz called it “the claw,” lovingly at times, and at other times I was not so sure.
In the hand of the Ostrich the first and second digits terminate in claws, while the third is without a claw.
The fellow's richer than a Jew: On everything he lays his claw!
And Lew did not dare come down nearer the bear, lest the animal should again try to claw him.
How he had battled hand to claw with the werwolf and received no hurt.
The result was that Sinbad had gone raving mad and Dane's hands were now covered with claw tears which ran viciously deep.
Old English clawu, earlier clea, "claw, talon, iron hook," from Proto-Germanic *klawo (cf. Old Frisian klawe "claw, hoe," Middle Dutch klouwe, Dutch klauw, Old High German klawa, German Klaue "claw").
Claw-foot in reference to furniture is from 1823; claw-and-ball attested from 1893. Claw-hammer attested from 1769.
Old English clawian "to scratch, claw," from the same root as claw (n.). Related: Clawed; clawing. Cf. Dutch klaauwen, Old High German klawan, German klauen. To claw back"regain by great effort" is from 1953; as a noun, an act of this, from 1969.
A police officer
To arrest (1917+ Underworld)