What astonished me most, however, was the facility with which the Baron made a catspaw of him.
And her poor old catspaw of a pater stood helpless before my little hurricane--a very reed shaken by the wind.
It thought that it could use the South as a catspaw to pull its chestnuts out of the fires of hell.
With hardly a catspaw of wind, Hull drifted into sight of the British fleet off the Jersey coast.
"I'd give something for a catspaw," he said, remembering another nautical term.
On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to catspaw, such as: cat's-paw, cooling breeze, ocean breeze, and onshore breeze.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.