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claw in Tools topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclawclaw1 /klɔː $ klɒː/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 cub.jpg HBAHBBa sharp curved nail on an animal, bird, or some insects 🔊 The cat dug his claws into my leg. 🔊 lobster claws2 get your claws into somebody3 TZthe curved end of a tool or machine, used for lifting things 🔊 a claw hammer
Examples from the Corpus
clawBellowing, the thing was trying to reach over the stair-rail with its other encrusted, decomposing claw.Blackberry almost drove Pipkin on to it with his claws.We are lost, for they will surely tear us to pieces with their sharp claws.His arms are wrapped in a white winding cloth, and the claws of a dead chicken hang near his head.This is because the claws have so many important functions in the life of a cat.They let the claw go each year and it grows back as big as ever.Usually the Daemon in that card snarled with bared fangs and reached out with wicked claws.Dianne Wiest has her moments, though, as a fluffy gangster's moll with claws of steel.