claymore claymore  /ˈkleɪ ˌmɔr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a large double-edged broadsword; formerly used by Scottish Highlanders
  2. (n) an antipersonnel land mine whose blast is aimed at the oncoming enemy

News

  • New dentist 'filling' in for Claymore

    Doctors Michael Claymore and Jayson Bird share a lot in common — they’re both from small towns, both received dentist degrees from Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., and both enjoy the outdoors.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Shoshone News Press

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Quotes

  1. "The maple bat is turning into the Claymore mine of baseball," Maddon said. "I don't like it. If we're going to wait for somebody to actually get killed or impaled we're going to wait way too long. Something needs to be done. ...... I don't...
    on Mar 10, 2010 By: Joe Maddon Source: USA Today

  2. "The main issue at the moment is that a) the LTTE should stop assassinations, claymore attacks etcetera, and b) the government should deliver on what they promised at Geneva (talks in February) to stop all attacks by armed groups operating from...
    on May 26, 2006 By: Erik Solheim Source: ReliefWeb (press release)

  3. "They (LTTE) are not in a position to carry out large scale explosions, as it is difficult to transport explosives in large quantities. That is why they explode Claymore mines, targeting a lesser number of people," Rajapakse said.
    on Jan 11, 2008 By: Mahinda Rajapakse Source: Sify

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