Claim v. t. [imp. & p. p. Claimed p. pr. & vb. n. Claiming.]
1. To ask for, or seek to obtain, by virtue of authority, right, or supposed right; to challenge as a right; to demand as due.
2. To proclaim. [Obs.]
3. To call or name. [Obs.]
4. To assert; to maintain. [Colloq.]