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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Claw \Claw\, v. i. To scrape, scratch, or dig with a claw, or with the hand as a claw. "Clawing [in ash barrels] for bits of coal." --W. D. Howells. [1913 Webster] To claw off (Naut.), to turn to windward and beat, to prevent falling on a lee shore. [1913 Webster]