Usage examples for clutches

  1. But Robin is too smart to get within the Sheriff's clutches again." – Robin Hood by J. Walker McSpadden
  2. All this, however, had been arranged beforehand, and it had been agreed that if possible Dockwrath should be made to fall into the clutches of the Old Bailey barrister. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  3. " No one," he said, " is safe in the Amir's clutches and I would as soon walk into a crocodile's mouth as set foot in the city." – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright