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Noun
A curved pointed horny nail on each digit of the foot in birds, lizards, and some mammals
“A bird's claw was gripping the end of the hilt.”
Noun
The pincer of a crab, scorpion, or other arthropod
“But then Johnson saw the red claw and other characteristics of female crabs.”
Noun
A pointed end, often sharp, abruptly terminating an organ, such as a projection at the tip of a leaf
Noun
Appendage of hand
Noun
An animal organ such as an antenna or palp that is used for testing things by touch or for searching for food
Verb
Scratch or tear something with the claws or the fingernails
“She reached up to claw out his eyes, and he caught her other wrist.”
Verb
To strike repeatedly
Verb
To make (a groove, hole, or indentation) with or as if with a gouge
Verb
To move without the benefit of perfect vision
Verb
To climb with some difficulty, or in a haphazard fashion
Verb
Take forcible possession of
Verb
Touch roughly
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