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.