from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A rule that permits a party to take back evidentiary materials that were mistakenly turned over to the other party, but to which the other party would not have been entitled.
- n. Money that a party is entitled to keep under one tax provision, but which is taken from them by another tax provision.
- n. Any recovery of a performance-related payment based on discovery that the performance was not genuine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A flatterer or sycophant.
- adj. Flattering; sycophantic.
- transitive v. To flatter.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. . Literally, one who claws the back; hence, one who fawns on another; a sycophant; a wheedler.
- n. Same as back-scratcher, 1.
- To fawn on; curry favor with.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. finding a way to take money back from people that they were given in another way
claw + back (Wiktionary)