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broach (one's) claret

To draw blood, typically in some sort of fight. "Claret" is a type of red wine. A: "Who broached your claret?" B: "Bill punched me in the nose. Can you help me clean up this blood?" Do you challenge me to a fight? Well, I will most certainly broach your claret—I hope you're ready for that!
See also: broach, claret

tap (one's) claret

To draw blood, typically in some sort of fight. "Claret" is a type of red wine. A: "Who tapped your claret?" B: "Bill punched me in the nose. Can you help me clean up this blood?" Do you challenge me to a fight? Well, I will most certainly tap your claret—I hope you're ready for that!
See also: claret, tap

tap someone's claret

make someone's nose bleed by a blow with the fist. informal
See also: claret, tap
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He said: "It made it so much more special competing in that fashion and winning the Claret Jug playing a golfing legend.
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Con el tiempo, Claret sera objeto de persecucion cuando misionero en Catalunya, de atentado en Cuba y de difamacion cuando confesor de la Reina Isabel II en Madrid.
Claret and Lynette are proud of the quality of their cheeses.
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Anthony Mary Claret was born near Barcelona, Spain, in 1807.
PHILADELPHIA & DUBLIN, Ireland -- Claret Capital ('Claret'), the Irish private investment firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph L.
It's kind of like before and after having kids," Stenson said ahead of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Dundonald Links, just Claret five miles from Royal Troon.
The Open champ got the chance to relive his Claret Jug success five miles down the road at Royal Troon ahead of teeing up at Dundonald.
HUDDERSFIELD Giants supporters groups are calling on the travelling fans to paint Wigan's away stand claret and gold.
With a global audience of 500m watching, he presented Rory McIlroy with the Claret Jug after Hoylake once again sparkled as an Open Championship host.
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