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1. A large Scottish two handed sword. Derived from the Gaelic word calidheamhmor, meaning Great Sword.

2. A remote detonated mine used by the US Military.
1. Scottish warriors fought with claymores.

2. Claymores are used to blow things up.
by The Mighty Zee July 01, 2004
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1. An anti-personel mine used by the military. Consisting of hundreds of BBs packed into a plastic casing backed by a few pounds of plastic explosives.
2. A long Scottish sword that is held with two hands.
blowing up watermelons with improvised claymores is hella fun
by odd_jackal October 07, 2003
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An anime about a woman named clare who fights demons.
Claymore is a dark anime, about a female warriors colloquially termed claymores who have been augmented to be able to fight demons called Yoma which each human guts. Yoma are much more powerful than humans; able to easily kill a human and can take the form of their prey to remain hidden. As the series progresses, clare is called upon to fight awakened beings; entities even more powerful than many claymores. The anime is 26 episodes long and is actually quite good. Over time, information about clare's past and her motivation in becomming a claymore and fighting agaisnt yoma are revealed, as well as facts about the organization that employers her are revealed. English subs can be found online. This one is definitely for anyone who liks a good action/adventure/romance/drama story.
by Archonidun July 23, 2009
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Remote triggered mine currently used by the US military. It consists of many ball bearings which fly out when the C4 explosive detonates, making it a good plast explosive and a good area-effect mine.
We plant the claymore there, and when Saddam Hussein walks on it, blow the bastard straight to hell.
by Rohan November 16, 2003
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A sword strong enough to stop a tank
If you want a sword, at least get something that'll stop a tank, a claymore.
by conlyn August 19, 2007
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The act of flatulating while walking down a busy street, hallway, etc. where the person behind you walks into it, experiencing the full force of your vile ass fumes.
"Placing claymore!"
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