claim-jumper

[kleym-juhm-per]
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noun

a person who seizes another's claim of land, especially for mineral rights.

Nearby words

  1. clag,
  2. claggy,
  3. claiborne,
  4. claim,
  5. claim check,
  6. claimant,
  7. claimer,
  8. claiming race,
  9. claimsman,
  10. clair

Origin of claim-jumper

First recorded in 1825–35

Related formsclaim-jump·ing, noun

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