claw englannista suomeksi
A foot equipped with such.
A mechanical device resembling a claw, used for gripping or lifting.
To scratch or to tear at.
- Using her hands like windshield wipers, she tried to flick snow away from her mouth. When she clawed at her chest and neck, the crumbs maddeningly slid back onto her face. She grew claustrophobic.
To use the claws to seize, to grip.
To use the claws to climb.
To perform a claw catch.
To move with one's fingertips.
To relieve uneasy feeling, such as an itch, by scratching; hence, to humor or flatter, to court someone.
1599, (w), by (w), Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare)|Act 1 Scene 3
- I cannot hide what I am: I must be sad when I have cause, and smile at no man's jests; eat when I have stomach, and wait for no man's leisure; sleep when I am drowsy, and tend on no man's business; laugh when I am merry, and claw no man in his humour.
- Rich men they claw, sooth up and flatter: the poore they contemne and despise
To rail at; to scold.
(RQ:Fuller Church Histor)
- In the aforesaid preamble, the king fairly claweth the great monasteries, wherein, saith he, religion, thanks be to God, is right well kept and observed; though he claweth them soon after in another acceptation.