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Definition of Paw


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

Paw Quotations

Once I climbed into a mountain lion's cage and she bounded at me and put her paw on my face, but she kept her claws withdrawn.
Edward Hoagland

Too much free time is certainly a monkey's paw in disguise. Most people can't handle a structureless life.
Douglas Coupland

There are people all over the world who like to write fan letters in the voice of their pet: 'Hello, my name is Fifi and I'm a labrador and I think you're great. Paw paw!'
Rebecca Hall

I watched myself put my paw in the bear trap on that one because there was this clause about leaving members.
Elliott Smith

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.
Princess Anne
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Paw Translations

paw in Afrikaans is voet, been, poot
paw in Danish is pote, fod, ben
paw in Dutch is poot, onderbeen, been
paw in French is patte, pied
paw in German is Pfote
paw in Hungarian is mancs, pracli
paw in Italian is zampa, gamba
paw in Norwegian is ben, fot
paw in Spanish is pata, pie
paw in Swedish is tass
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