Definition of Claiming

1. Verb. (present participle of claim) ¹



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Definition of Claiming

1. claim [v] - See also: claim

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Claiming

claim agent
claim form
claim jumper
claim shanty
claim to fame
claimable
claimant
claimants
claime
claimed
claimer
claimers
claimes
claimest
claimeth
claiming (current term)
claiming race
claimless
claims
claims adjuster
claims adjustor
claims to fame
clair de lune
clairalience
clairaudience
clairaudiences
clairaudient
clairaudiently
claircognizance
clairgustance

Literary usage of Claiming

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Every person claiming such lands in California was required to present his claim to the land commissioners for adjudication, and the provision was that all ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"A person, claiming under the last limitation, must be of the name, as well as the blood; and the qualification as to the name is not satisfied by having the ..."

3. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"You must bo aware that there is still a proclamation by Jefferson Davis, claiming to be Chief Executive of the Confederate States, declaring in substance ..."

4. The Confessions of S. Augustine: Book I-X. by Augustine (1886)
"... his pertinacity in teaching falsehood, and his pride in claiming to be the Holy Spirit. BUT yet who bade that Manichaeus write on these things also, ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1908)
"It was a Roman forgery, claiming for the Church of Peter the succession to a part of the headship of the Church of James. James indeed had been "bishop of ..."

6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"He ii, in law and equity, estopped by his acts from claiming, as against the Government, the benefit of his privatĀ« instructions to his agent. ..."

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