verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of paw1
Related formspaw·er, nounun·pawed, adjective
Definition for paw (2 of 2)
Origin of paw2
Examples from the Web for paw
Jimbo sat behind me, and patted me on the back with his heavy tomahawk of a paw.
But there are some compelling reasons to view the advantages that ruling gave the GOP in 2010 as something of a monkey's paw.
They decide to adopt a stray cat, Paw Paw, in the hopes that it will fill the void in their relationship.
And he took with him his cane with the crook on the handle, hanging it over his paw.Bully and Bawly No-Tail|Howard R. Garis
So the grizzly just waits for a fish to rise—and then he pounces on it and catches it with his paw.The Wonders of the Jungle|Prince Sarath Ghosh
But she never even raised a paw against this easy quarry; it was a higher hunting that now engrossed her.Neighbors Unknown|Charles G. D. Roberts
None ever passed it without testing the material with its teeth or giving it a slap with its paw.My Attainment of the Pole|Frederick A. Cook
An enormous puppy was looking down at her with large round eyes, and feebly stretching out one paw, trying to touch her.Alice's Adventures in Wonderland|Lewis Carroll