Paw is defined as the hand or the foot of a four-legged animal.(noun)
An example of a paw is a cat's foot.
Paw means to touch or hit something, often in a clumsy or rough way.(verb)
An example of paw is for a cat to keep hitting a stream of water with her foot.
See paw in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME paue < OFr poue < Frank *pauta, a paw (< pre-Celt *pauta) > Ger pfote
transitive verb, intransitive verb
See paw in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English pawe
Origin: , from Old French powe.
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