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Synonyms for claw

Synonyms for claw

sharp curved horny process on the toe of a bird or some mammals or reptiles

a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something

a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods

a bird's foot

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move as if by clawing, seizing, or digging

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clutch as if in panic

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scratch, scrape, pull, or dig with claws or nails

attack as if with claws

References in classic literature ?
The horse was still smarting from the sharp claws of the invisible bears, and as soon as he was on land and headed toward the mountain the thought that more of those fearsome creatures might be near acted as a spur and sent him galloping along in a way that made Dorothy catch her breath.
Then she sat down and watched Billina, who was pick-pecking away with her sharp bill in the sand and gravel, which she scratched up and turned over with her strong claws.
The bird flew down and took the red shoes in his left claw, and then he went back to the roof and sang:
He had the chain in his right claw and the shoes in his left, and he flew right away to a mill, and the mill went 'Click clack, click clack, click clack.
And when he had finished his song, he spread his wings, and with the chain in his right claw, the shoes in his left, and the millstone round his neck, he flew right away to his father's house.
But how if another claw in the shape of me is straining to thwart it?
At this taunt the crab reached out its other claw and seized the zebra's ear, and the creature gave a cry of pain and began prancing up and down, trying to shake off the crab, which clung fast.
In a way, this ability of theirs to destroy across space was an elongation of claw and fang.
I am sure your ladyship is as virtuous a lady as ever sat foot on English ground, and I will claw any villain's eyes out who dares for to offer to presume for to say the least word to the contrary.
One of Annina Vogel's customers spotted the Victorian panther, leopard and lynx claws at her shop in 2013.
The eagle claws came from a rock-shelter in Croatia called Krapina where Neandertal remains have also been unearthed.
Vets and groomers are experienced with trimming claws so if you do decide to clip her claws yourself, ask them to guide you through the process and give you a demonstration.
Rather than harvesting the entire organism, these fisheries harvest crab claws only, with the hope that some declawed individuals may regenerate their claws (Patterson et al.
We know this because we never see the claw spazzing out.
And I've seen a myriad of methods for cracking the hard claws and knuckles.