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noun as in pawn

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

And the American Legion began to function as a "cats paw" for the men behind the scenes.

The touching of the pocket with the fingers reminded me of nothing so much as the motion of a cats paw in playing.

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.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cats-paw, such as: cat's-paw, cooling breeze, ocean breeze, and onshore breeze.

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