a crowbar or lever having a bend at one end with a claw for pulling spikes.
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Origin of claw bar
An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
Words nearby claw bar
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Example sentences from the Web for claw bar
"There's the claw-bar, that the devil done it with," he said.
Spread out along the right of way and see if you can't find a claw-bar.