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claw

noun [C] uk   /klɔː/  us   /klɑː/
one of the sharp curved nails at the end of each of the toes of some animals and birds: Our cat likes to sharpen her claws on the legs of the dining table. one of the two pointed parts, used for holding things, at the end of the legs of some insects and sea creatures: Keep your fingers away from the crab's claws when you pick it up.

claw

verb [I or T] uk   /klɔː/  us   /klɑː/
to use claws to tear something or someone: He was seriously injured when one of the lions clawed his back. When our cat is hungry, she starts clawing at my legs.
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