claw off

verb

(adverb, usually tr) nautical to avoid the dangers of (a lee shore or other hazard) by beating

Nearby words

  1. claw back,
  2. claw bar,
  3. claw foot,
  4. claw hammer,
  5. claw hatchet,
  6. claw setting,
  7. claw-and-ball foot,
  8. clawed,
  9. clawhand,
  10. clawson

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