- the paw of a foreleg.
Origin of forepaw
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Examples from the Web for forepaw
Also we were in trouble because my brother's forepaw was broken.The Mahatma and the Hare
H. Rider Haggard
Then he held up his forepaw as the Mole stepped gingerly down.The Wind in the Willows
With a forepaw in my vest pocket he hung on and I did not risk shaking too violently.
Again it alighted, and he brushed it away with the other forepaw.
Upon him fell the mighty beast, beating down the spear with a forepaw.Ulric the Jarl
William O. Stoddard
- either of the front feet of most land mammals that do not have hoofs
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