"paw" Definition

  1. n. The foot of a quadruped having claws, as the lion, dog, cat, etc.
  2. n. The hand.
  3. v. i. To draw the forefoot along the ground; to beat or scrape with the forefoot.
  4. v. t. To pass the paw over; to stroke or handle with the paws; hence, to handle fondly or rudely.
  5. v. t. To scrape or beat with the forefoot.

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Position in dictionary: 71834 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., v. i., v. t., v. t.,
Words that start with "paw": 17
Words that end with "paw": 6
Words that contain "paw": 37
Next words in dictionary: pawed, pawing, pawk, pawky, pawl
Previous words in dictionary: pavonine, pavonian, pavone, pavon, pavo

English Dictionary Definition of paw

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