Synonyms for catspaw

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Maman and Caughnega have been making a catspaw of you to do their dirty work.

What astonished me most, however, was the facility with which the Baron made a catspaw of him.

She was commiserated as a catspaw, and sneered at as a dupe.

Was this little alien waif to be made a catspaw for her revenge?

Catspaw: To apply the purchase or tackle to the fall of another.

Catspaw told me that the notary has not a rag of paper to prove his noble descent by.

The justice was on the point of yielding, when Mr. Catspaw approached the group.

They were followed by Mr. Catspaw, who had gone round by Tissaret.

"He does not think so," said Mr. Catspaw, with a forced smile.

Messrs. Skinner and Catspaw looked at each other and smiled.

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