What does PAW mean?

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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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Paw

    paw, n. the foot of a beast of prey having claws: the hand, used in contempt.—v.i. to draw the forefoot along the ground like a horse.—v.t. to scrape with the forefoot: to handle with the paws: to handle roughly: to flatter.—adj. Pawed, having paws: broad-footed. [O. Fr. poe, powe, prob. Teut.; cf. Dut. poot, Ger. pfote. Perh. related to O. Fr. pate (cf. Patrol). But perh. Celt., as W. pawen, a paw.]

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Anagrams for PAW »

  1. PWA

  2. WAP

  3. WPA


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of PAW in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of PAW in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Princess Anne:

    When I appear in public, people expect me to neigh, grind my teeth paw the ground and swish my tail --- none of which is easy.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    No sheep can be a king in the empire of wolves, but any wolf can be an emperor in the kingdom of sheeps! Paw is the key to the throne.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Are you a sheep? Do you want to get rid of your shepherd? I say forget it till you develop wild teeth and grow paw; and until then, enjoy the sound of flageolet!

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