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"Atavism can hardly explain a roaming animal with teeth and claws and sanguinary instincts," interrupted Maloney with impatience.
Here I caught it a second time, and once more received the same punishment from its claws.
Did you not see his crooked claws when he set the bowl before you, that you might wallow in the debasing drink?
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
It must be borne in mind, in this consideration, that the apes differ from the other tree-dwellers in being destitute of claws.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
So they fastened “belt-claws” to their stout girdles and tugged the bow strings into place with their back and leg muscles.
When this is completed, the crab commences hammering with its heavy claws on one of the eye-holes till an opening is made.
And in that second little interview—about nothing, in truth—a mere piece of audacity—the lion's claws had been a good deal pared.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
Then set to bake for three hours, and stick four pigeons' claws into the crust.
If we manage to pull him out of the claws of the Guises you will see him some day councillor to the Parliament.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
The kitten, however, came to her chair, put up a tiny paw and caught its curved claws in the fragile stuff of Suzanne's gown.
THE MEDICI BOOTSPEARL NORTON SWET

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oligopolynoun | [ol-i-gop-uh-lee ]SEE DEFINITION