Definition of Forepaw

1. Noun. Front paw; analogous to the human hand.

Generic synonyms: Paw
Specialized synonyms: Hand
Group relationships: Forelimb



Definition of Forepaw

1. Noun. either of the paws of an animal's foreleg; analogous to the hand in humans ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Forepaw

1. the paw of a foreleg [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forepaw

forensics
foreordain
foreordained
foreordaining
foreordains
foreordinate
foreordinated
foreordinates
foreordinating
foreordination
foreordinations
forepart
foreparts
forepassed
forepast
forepaw (current term)
forepaws
forepeak
forepeaks
forepeople
foreperson
forepersons
foreplan
foreplane
foreplanes
foreplans
foreplay
foreplays
forepleasure
forepossessed

Literary usage of Forepaw

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1897)
"... which we obtained regarding the sweat fibres of the forepaw of the cat, and regarding the influence of the cervical sympathetic on lachrymal secretion. ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1898)
"No less interesting were the results which we obtained regarding the sweat fibres of the forepaw of the cat, and regarding the influence of the cervical ..."

3. The Numismatic Chronicle by Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1899)
"Obv.—Sphinx seated to left, right forepaw raised. Rev. ... 13, by the right forepaw being raised. The part of the head which would perhaps show the plume is ..."

4. A Journal of American Ethnology and Archæology by Jesse Walter Fewkes (1892)
"To-ko-che, forepaw. 9. Fetish of To-h6-ilh. 10. White stone fetish. 11. Large stone spear point. 12. ..."

5. Myths and Legends of the Mississippi Valley and the Great Lakes by Katharine Berry Judson (1914)
"So Rabbit hit him with a forepaw. The forepaw stuck there. " Let me go," said Rabbit, " or I will hit you on the other side." Tar baby paid no attention, ..."

6. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1901)
"The lion, as reconstructed by Koldewey and Andrae, is portrayed in its natural size, 1.95m. from the end of the forepaw to the end of the tail, ..."

7. Variabilität und Vererbung am Zentralnervensystem des Menschen und einiger by Hans Driesch, Hal George Evarts, Johann Paul Karplus (1921)
"She gave a startled grunt and as Logo made the first forward lunge of his rush she reached out for him with her forepaw and scooped him end over end. ..."

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