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I curled my hand into a cat’s claw and looked, unsure what I was looking for.
I WANT MY DAUGHTER TO LIVE UNAPOLOGETICALLY IN A WORLD FREE OF GENDER EXPECTATIONS, INCLUDING MINEE.J. LEVYMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Some have killer claws or jaws, some have camouflage, some taste bad or spew poison.
WHAT IS BROOD X? WHEN DO CICADAS COME OUT IN 2021? ANSWERING YOUR BUGGIEST QUESTIONS.BONNIE BERKOWITZ, ARTUR GALOCHAAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s apparent in the claw back from a 4-9 start to conference play.
MARK TURGEON’S TERRAPINS MIGHT NOT BE GREAT, BUT THEY SURE ARE GRITTYBARRY SVRLUGAMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This allowed the researchers to capture detailed information about their claws and wings.
DINOSAURS MAY HAVE EVOLVED INTO BIRDS, BUT EARLY FLIGHTS DIDN’T GO SO WELLKATE BAGGALEYOCTOBER 23, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
The bubble gripper, for instance, is an automated claw with soft pads on its gripping surfaces.
TOYOTA’S ROBOTIC BUTLER WILL SERVE YOU FROM THE CEILINGSTAN HORACZEKOCTOBER 3, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
In the middle of his singing he felt the cold touch of the Crab's claw on the apple of his throat.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
The woman holds in her claw-like hand a half-empty bottle of cheap red wine.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
She laughed still more when the parrot took a piece of cake in his claw, and ate it, bit by bit, as nicely as she could herself.
THE NURSERY, DECEMBER 1881, VOL. XXXVARIOUS
Two of the fingers, or the thumb and finger had been enlarged or grafted into a bone-like semblance of a crab's claw.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
A dying man raised one horrible crab claw to me, called out my name!
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL

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terpsichoreanadjective | [turp-si-kuh-ree-uhn, turp-si-kawr-ee-uhn, -kohr- ]SEE DEFINITION