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 ClawClay’more or Glay’more (2 syl.) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Claw-backs.
 
Flatterers. Bishop Jewel speaks of “the Pope’s clawbacks.” (See above, and CLAPPERCLAWS.)   1
 


 ClawClay’more or Glay’more (2 syl.) 

 
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