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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 human hand
Noun
The state or quality of being mucronate
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 strike or hit repeatedly
Verb
Scratch or grope around with one's fingers to find, collect, or hold on to something
Verb
To move up or over (something) awkwardly, or in a haphazard fashion
Verb
Touch roughly
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