Synonyms for cats-paw

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Well, you could have blown me and Jonadab over with a cats-paw.

Not a breath of wind, ye know, not so much as a cats-paw—no chance of a chase.

From the old story of the monkey who used the cats-paw to remove his roast chestnuts from the fire.

Did he really care for her or was she only the cats-paw to pluck his hot chestnuts from the fire?

The shadow as of tempest hung in the air, but never a cats-paw did I see to blurr the rolling mirror of the ocean.

Now and again a cats-paw would ripple across the plain of water, but there were no clouds, there was no sight of land.

Youve made a cats-paw of that boy; youve dragged the sweetest and most innocent girl in the world into your filthy scheme.

A few months later, Henry had discovered that Ferdinand and Maximilian were using him as a cats-paw.