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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 mechanical device resembling a claw, used for gripping or lifting
Noun
A slender-jointed extremity of the hand of a human or animal
Verb
Scratch or tear something with the claws or the fingernails
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“She reached up to claw out his eyes, and he caught her other wrist.”
Verb
To make (a groove, hole, or indentation) with, or as if with, a gouge
Verb
To handle roughly or clumsily
Verb
To move up or over (something) awkwardly, or in a haphazard fashion
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