Definition of Clawlike

1. Adjective. Resembling a claw.




Definition of Clawlike

1. Adjective. Resembling a claw ¹

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Definition of Clawlike

1. resembling a claw [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clawlike

clawed
clawed frog
clawed frogs
clawedness
clawer
clawers
clawfeet
clawfoot
clawfooted
clawhammer
clawhammers
clawhand
clawing
clawingly
clawless
clawlike (current term)
claws
claxon
claxons
clay
clay-colored robin
clay pigeon
clay pigeon poisoning
clay pigeons
clay pipe
clay sculpture
clay shoveler's fracture
clay up
claybank
claybanks

Literary usage of Clawlike

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1. Animal Parasites and Human Disease by Asa Crawford Chandler (1922)
"ported by clawlike rays somewhat suggestive of the ribs of an umbrella (Fig. 102). ... It was the clawlike ribs of this " umbrella ..."

2. The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War by Stephen Crane (1900)
"He pointed at the two soldiers with his great hand, extended clawlike. " Well, they " But during this argumentative time the desire to deal blows seemed to ..."

3. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"The mummy itself, a horrid, black, withered thing, like a charred head on a gnarled bush, was lying half out of the case, with its clawlike hand and bony ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1870)
"the tripartite palpi, which are divided into au outer, long, curved, clawlike lobe, with two rounded teeth at the base, and two inner, slender lobes ..."

5. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1900)
"Then it stretched out its thin clawlike hand and clutched his finger. "Your baby is sick," he said, in the woman's own language. "Yes; it has been sick all ..."

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