Search Result for "paw clam":

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Paw \Paw\ (p[add]), n. [OE. pawe, poue, OF. poe: cf. patte, LG. pote, D. poot, G. pfote.] 1. The foot of a quadruped having claws, as the lion, dog, cat, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. The hand. [Jocose] --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Paw clam (Zool.), the tridacna; -- so called because shaped like an animal's paw. [1913 Webster]