claw

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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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Bear had overgrown claws, infected eyes and infected ears and had significant hair loss along its back, sides, legs and face.
Older cats may suffer from overgrown claws as they start to become less active, so you may need to trim them on a regular basis.
The other two, called Morgan and Lilly by staff, had very overgrown claws.
The other two dogs were not in as bad a condition, but were however riddled with fleas, had bad teeth and very overgrown claws.
POLICY CHANGE: Supermarkets have agreed to stock eggs from 'enriched' cages only CONSEQUENCES: Chickens from battery cages develop overgrown claws 'NOW OR NEVER': Ian Farrar with rescued hens at the British Hens Welfare Trust, Pinketts House, Allesley
They have been handed hundreds of rabbits with teeth, ear and eye infections, knotted fur and overgrown claws.
Meanwhile in Birmingham, Pam rescues a German shepherd who's been so neglected its long, overgrown claws are the worst the vet has ever seen.