Definitions starting with C

ID #4015

claws: a round o' claws

[by analysis of applause as a plaws, influenced by claws in reference to the hands] n. phr.  a round of applause. (Black)

Tags: folk etymology, noun phrase

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Last update: 2011-01-01 06:06
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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