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} (Zo["o]l.), the tridacna; -- so called because shaped like an animal's paw. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

(of beasts with claws) / (in contempt)

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