noun Date: 1782 the paw of a foreleg

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  • forepaw — [fôr′pô΄] n. an animal s front paw …   English World dictionary

  • forepaw — /fawr paw , fohr /, n. the paw of a foreleg. [1815 25; FORE + PAW] * * * …   Universalium

  • forepaw — noun either of the paws of an animals foreleg; analogous to the hand in humans …   Wiktionary

  • forepaw — fore·paw .pȯ n the paw of a foreleg …   Medical dictionary

  • forepaw — Synonyms and related words: arch, clubfoot, digit, dog, extremity, fetlock, foot, forefoot, harefoot, heel, hoof, instep, pad, pastern, patte, paw, pedal extremity, pedes, pes, pied, pug, sole, splayfoot, toe, tootsy, trotter, ungula …   Moby Thesaurus

  • forepaw — n. front paw of animal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forepaw — noun either of the front paws of a four footed animal …   English new terms dictionary

  • forepaw — fore•paw [[t]ˈfɔrˌpɔ, ˈfoʊr [/t]] n. zool. the paw of a foreleg • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • forepaw — /ˈfɔpɔ/ (say fawpaw) noun either of the front feet of an animal that has paws …   Australian English dictionary

  • forepaw — n. either of the front paws of a quadruped …   Useful english dictionary

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