curved claw

curved claw

see corkscrew claw.
References in classic literature ?
The teeth indicate, by their simple structure, that these Megatheroid animals lived on vegetable food, and probably on the leaves and small twigs of trees; their ponderous forms and great strong curved claws seem so little adapted for locomotion, that some eminent naturalists have actually believed, that, like the sloths, to which they are intimately related, they subsisted by climbing back downwards on trees, and feeding on the leaves.
Some people believe that a curved claw makes pulling nails easier.
Double-forged out of one piece of steel, the FatMax Curved Claw 1-Piece Antivibe Hammer is a pleasure to hold and use, thanks to the long, ergonomic and rubberised handle.
The two basic nail hammers are curved claw and straight claw.
Uncus with distal 1/3 slightly angled downward, with tiny curved claw at apex.
A medium weight (12-13 ounce) curved claw hammer is good for general purposes.
But best of all, it's a better shape for pulling nails than the curved claw style"--Spike Carlsen
The animal, named Baryonyx, had the characteristic long snout and also a giant curved claw.
Morbius's invisible creature attacks a spaceship crew in the film "The Forbidden Planet," the first clue to its appearance comes from a plaster cast of a large, ominously curved claw.
Their awesome strength and curved claws make them expert climbers.
A polar bear's large, curved claws are perfect for pulling a seal from the water.
The Next Adventure features 23 life-like robotic dinosaurs, including the carnivorous Giganotosaurus, Utahraptor with his curved claws and feathery limbs, Baryonyx - one of the very few dinosaurs whose diet consisted solely of fish, and the gentle giant, the plant eating Brachiosaurus.