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English definition of “paw”

paw

verb     /pɔː/ US  /pɑː/
[I or T] to touch something with a paw: When their dog heard them it began pawing (at) the ground in excitement.Touching and feelingShowing affection [T] informal to feel or touch someone roughly with the hands, especially in an unpleasant sexual waySexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abduction
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