- a small, almost round snowshoe used on steep or rocky terrain.
- bear claw.
- a round horseshoe.
Origin of bearpaw
- a clam of the genus Hippopus, having a ridged, white shell with purplish-red spots.
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Examples from the Web for bearpaw
The other bearpaw shoe illustrated is a style that originated in the Adirondack Mountains.Woodcraft
E. H. (Elmer Harry) Kreps
Bearpaw sprang up with an air of excitement which an Indian seldom displays.
To its left, at Bearpaw Meadow, a hikers' camp is maintained during the summer season.
A 3-day all-expense trip to Bearpaw Meadow and surroundings can be arranged.
She knew where the wigwams of Bearpaw stood, and she ran for them as the bee flies when laden with honey to its home.