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to swipe at or claw with nails1778Evelina'Ay, do,' said the Captain; 'and I'll be second to my friend, Monseer Clapperclaw here. Come to it at once!-tooth and nail!'1848The Book of SnobsI have the following story from my noble friend Lady Clapperclaw herself.1939Finnegans WakeTugbag is Baggut's, when a crispin sokolist besoops juts kamps or clapperclaws an irvingite offthedocks.