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Meaning of PAW

Pronunciation:  po

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped
  2. [n]  the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; "he had the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt"
  3. [v]  touch clumsily; "The man tried to paw her"
  4. [v]  scrape with the paws; "The bear pawed the door"

PAW is a 3 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: hand, manus, mitt
 See Also: animal foot, arm, arteria digitalis, arteria metacarpea, ball, canid, canine, caress, clenched fist, digital arteries, extremity, felid, feline, finger, fist, foot, forepaw, grate, homo, hooks, human, human being, intercapitular vein, left, left hand, man, maulers, meat hooks, metacarpal artery, metacarpal vein, metacarpus, pad, palm, right, right hand, scrape, thenar, touch, vena intercapitalis, vena metacarpus



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Paw\ (p[add]), n. [OE. pawe, poue, OF. poe: cf. patte, LG.
    pote, D. poot, G. pfote.]
    1. The foot of a quadruped having claws, as the lion, dog,
       cat, etc.
    2. The hand. [Jocose] --Dryden.
    {Paw clam} (Zo["o]l.), the tridacna; -- so called because
       shaped like an animal's paw.
  2. \Paw\, v. i.
    To draw the forefoot along the ground; to beat or scrape with
    the forefoot. --Job xxxix. 21.
  3. \Paw\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pawed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    1. To pass the paw over; to stroke or handle with the paws;
       hence, to handle fondly or rudely.
    2. To scrape or beat with the forefoot.
             His hot courser pawed the Hungarian plane.
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Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing an animal paw in your dream, suggests that you need to trust your intuition and animal instincts. The dream may also be a pun on your "Pa" or father.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: arch, bad, claws, clubfoot, clutches, coarse, come in contact, digit, digits, dirty, dog, extremity, fangs, feel, feel of, fetlock, filthy, finger, fingernails, fingers, flick, foot, forefoot, forepaw, foul, handle, hands, harefoot, heel, hoof, hooks, ill-behaved, indecent, instep, jaws, mandibles, manipulate, maxillae, meathooks, misbehaving, mischievous, mitts, nails, nasty, nippers, pad, palm, palpate, pastern, patte, pedal extremity, pedes, pes, pied, pincers, ply, poke at, pounces, prod, pug, raunchy, smutty, sole, splayfoot, talons, tap, teeth, thumb, toe, tootsy, touch, trotter, twiddle, unguals, ungula, ungulae, vulgar, wield