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claim-jumper

[ kleym-juhm-per ]
/ ˈkleɪmˌdʒʌm pər /
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noun
a person who seizes another's claim of land, especially for mineral rights.
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Origin of claim-jumper

First recorded in 1825–35

OTHER WORDS FROM claim-jumper

claim-jumping, noun
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