get one's claws on

Definition of get one's claws on

  1. :  to get possession of (something valuable) They're still trying to get their claws on her money.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

clawplay claws
  1. :  a sharp usually slender and curved nail on the toe of an animal

    :  any of various sharp curved processes especially at the end of a limb (as of an insect)

    :  a limb ending in such a process

  1. :  to rake, seize, dig, or progress with or as if with claws

    :  to scrape, scratch, dig, or pull with or as if with claws

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