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Princeton's WordNet

  1. paw(noun)

    a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped

  2. hand, manus, mitt, paw(verb)

    the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb

    "he had the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt"

  3. paw(verb)

    scrape with the paws

    "The bear pawed the door"

  4. paw(verb)

    touch clumsily

    "The man tried to paw her"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paw(noun)

    the foot of a quadruped having claws, as the lion, dog, cat, etc

  2. Paw(noun)

    the hand

  3. Paw(verb)

    to draw the forefoot along the ground; to beat or scrape with the forefoot

  4. Paw(verb)

    to pass the paw over; to stroke or handle with the paws; hence, to handle fondly or rudely

  5. Paw(verb)

    to scrape or beat with the forefoot

  6. Origin: [OE. pawe, poue, OF. poe: cf. patte, LG. pote, D. poot, G. pfote.]


  1. Paw

    A paw is the soft foot of a mammal, generally a quadruped, that has claws or nails. A hard foot is called a hoof. An animal's front paw is known as a forepaw. Paws are used to pad feet for walking and increase friction.

Anagrams for PAW »

  1. PWA

  2. WAP

  3. WPA

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