Talon definitions

tăl'ən
Something similar to or suggestive of an animal's claw.
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The part of a lock that the key presses in order to shoot the bolt.
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The part of the deck of cards in certain card games left on the table after the deal.
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An ogee molding.
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The claw of a bird of prey.
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The similar claw of a predatory animal.
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The claw of a bird of prey or, sometimes, of an animal.
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A human finger or hand when like a claw in appearance or grasp.
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The part of the bolt of a lock upon which the key presses as it is turned.
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An ogee molding.
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In games of solitaire, the cards laid aside either as unplayable discards or for possible use later.
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The claw of a bird of prey.
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The similar claw of a predatory animal.
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One of the sharp, curved claws on a limb of a bird or other animal such as a lizard, used for seizing and tearing prey. Most talons are situated at the ends of digits.
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A sharp, hooked claw of a bird of prey or other predatory animal.

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(zoology) One of certain small prominences on the hind part of the face of an elephant's tooth.
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(architecture) A kind of moulding, concave at the bottom and convex at the top; an ogee. (When the concave part is at the top, it is called an inverted talon.)
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The shoulder of the bolt of a lock on which the key acts to shoot the bolt.

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In the card game bezique, the remaining stock of undealt cards.
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Origin of talon

Middle English taloun from Old French talon heel from Vulgar Latin tālō tālōn- from Latin tālus ankle