Definitions of claw:
  • noun:   a bird's foot that has claws
  • noun:   sharp curved horny process on the toe of a bird or some mammals or reptiles
  • noun:   a structure like a pincer on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
  • noun:   a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
  • verb:   attack as if with claws
    Example: "The politician clawed his rival"
  • verb:   clutch as if in panic
    Example: "She clawed the doorknob"
  • verb:   scratch, scrape, pull, or dig with claws or nails
  • verb:   move as if by clawing, seizing, or digging
    Example: "They clawed their way to the top of the mountain"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #23149)

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