Definitions

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  • adjective shaped like a claw

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Examples

  • Sara Schonhardt for the Wall Street Journal Beautika specializes in the food of Manado, a claw-shaped island in Indonesia's northeast.

    Eating in Southeast Asia

  • I now have big claw-shaped gashes into my freshly painted wall.

    chicagojo Diary Entry

  • Four held larger items, also silvery in color, but with claw-shaped ends.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • The LB had set down, I discovered, in the narrow end of one of those claw-shaped valleys which cut into the ice.

    Uncharted Stars

  • Down in that gazing oval was tiny, but very distinct and clear, one of the claw-shaped reefs which harvested the sea for the wreckers.

    Web Of The Witch World

  • In her kitchen was a great cookstove called "The Black Diamond," which seemed like some live thing, for it had four claw-shaped feet, and seven isinglass eyes ranged in a blazing row upon a flat face.

    The Rich Little Poor Boy

  • Their nails, also, except those of the hind-thumbs, are long and claw-shaped; and the thumbs of the fore extremities, or hands, are not opposable to the other fingers.

    The Western World Picturesque Sketches of Nature and Natural History in North and South America

  • It was the bulkiest and priciest production ever staged at a rock show, with a 150-foot claw-shaped video and lighting structure over the Irish band's heads.

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  • It was the bulkiest and priciest production ever staged at a rock show, with a 150-foot claw-shaped video and lighting structure over the Irish band's heads.

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  • It was the bulkiest and priciest production ever staged at a rock show, with a 150-foot claw-shaped video and lighting structure over the Irish band's heads.

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