lion-paw foot

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: a foot in the form of a lion's paw found especially in 18th century English furniture — see lion-mask illustration

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  • paw foot — noun : a decorative foot used on a piece of furniture that is usually in the form of a lion s paw often showing large claws clasping a ball …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paw clam — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paw — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French powe, poe Date: 14th century 1. the foot of a quadruped (as a lion or dog) that has claws; broadly the foot of an animal 2. a human hand especially when large or clumsy II. verb Date: 15th… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • paw — paw1 [po: US po:] n ↑fur, ↑paw, ↑claw [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: poue] 1.) an animal s foot that has nails or ↑claws ▪ a lion s paw 2.) informal someone s hand used when you are annoyed or angry ▪ Keep your filthy paws of …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • paw — [[t]pɔ͟ː[/t]] paws, pawing, pawed 1) N COUNT: oft with poss The paws of an animal such as a cat, dog, or bear are its feet, which have claws for gripping things and soft pads for walking on. The kitten was black with white front paws and a white… …   English dictionary

  • paw — 1 noun (C) 1 an animal s foot that has nails or claws: a lion s paw 2 informal someone s hand: Keep your filthy paws off me! 2 verb (I, T) 1 if an animal paws a surface, it touches or rubs one spot repeatedly with its paw (+ at): The dog s pawing …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Comparative foot morphology — Skeletons of a human and an elephant. Comparative foot morphology is exemplified through study of the form of distal limb structures of a variety of terrestrial vertebrates. A challenge to understanding the role of the feet of a variety of… …   Wikipedia

  • The Lion King Celebration — Infobox Disney ride name= The Lion King Celebration caption= park= Disneyland land= designer= manufacturer= type= theme= control system= propulsion= soft opened= opened= June 1, 1994 closed= June 1, 1997 host= music= vehicle type= vehicle names=… …   Wikipedia

  • furniture — furnitureless, adj. /ferr ni cheuhr/, n. 1. the movable articles, as tables, chairs, desks or cabinets, required for use or ornament in a house, office, or the like. 2. fittings, apparatus, or necessary accessories for something. 3. equipment for …   Universalium

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