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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A sharp, curved nail on the foot of an animal or bird.

Usage examples (36)
  • Bears have a long curving claw on each toe of their four feet.
  • The other end of the claw is connected to a muscle.
  • That gavel will probably be covered in claw marks from the way she clung to that thing.
  • The left claw is grasping a crossed camera and microphone to represent the ever-critical photo-op and sound bite. for more
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