To gain possession of by prior right or opportunity, especially to settle on (public land) so as to obtain the right to buy before others.
Attach is defined as to make something stick or physically connect to something else.
To attack or afflict suddenly or severely
To steal another's property.
Find another word for jump-a-claim. In this page you can discover 5 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for jump-a-claim, like: preempt, stake-out, attach, seize and steal.