What does «clavada» mean in spanish?

  • A situation in the game of chess where it is not possible or not advisable to move a piece because behind it is the king or a piece of higher value. The absolute pinning is if the king is behind it or relative if it is another piece or position different from the king.
  • Andalusia, When something is overpriced.

    ♦ Used in: Spain
  • Feminine of "nailed".
  • (hacer una clavada) To place a chess piece in a pinning position; either absolute or relative.
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