claw


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Related to claw: Cat's Claw, bear claw, claw toe
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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

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Even the iron claw hung inactive; as if knowing that it was no intrinsic part of what the attacking force wanted.
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.
These idols are hung round with amulets and votive offerings, such as beavers' teeth, and bears' and eagles' claws.
The eagle dug its sharp claws into the tender flesh of the youth, but he bore the pain without a sound, and seized the bird's two feet with his hands.
Then he drew out the claws of the eagle's feet that had remained in his flesh, and put the peel of one of the golden apples on the wound, and in one moment it was healed and well again.
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.
In a post on the Facebook group Baofei Commune, an arcade claw machine can be seen stocked with 10 packages of a brand name toilet paper product.
This rising trend, which involves directly gluing a cover onto each individual claw, prevents cats from expressing their natural behaviours including claw retraction, scratching objects to keep their claws in good condition and to leave comforting visual marks and scent signals.
The Nine Lives of Claw follows the hilarious adventures of the sarcastic superhero cat; Claw, his genius albeit high-strung mouse sidekick; Edison, and the always ambitious kitty; Purrfessor Purrnelope as they battle the sinister MUTT (Malicious Unleashed Thugs and Thieves) and a slew of other villains to keep things in order in the fair city of Anonymous.
After declawing, the animal is released and the practice of manual declawing is defended because crabs may naturally autotomize a claw or walking leg, for example, when grasped by a potential predator, and then regenerate the lost limb (Juanes & Smith 1995).
The claw itself won't necessarily be infected, but the claw bed and digits can be," Dr.
I believe this shaping cannot be accomplished by removing too much of the claw in the initial process.
But after four days Mr Ben chewed the limb off and was found by owner Lorraine Hollingworth with the claw in his mouth.