paw(redirected from pawing)
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Related to pawing: pawning
The foot of an animal, especially a quadruped, that has claws or nails.
v. pawed, pawing, paws
1. To feel or strike with the paw or paws.
2. To strike or scrape with a beating motion: The bull pawed the ground before charging.
To scrape the ground with the forefeet: The horse pawed restlessly.