Claw

What is Claw ?

Claw is (noun) 1. a nail on the foot of an animal or bird The dog dug a hole with its claws. 2. an arm of a crab or lobster, with pincers I got a nasty nip from the lobster’s claws.(verb) to scratch or pull someone or something with claws The keeper was clawed by the tiger and had to have stitches in his arm. The cat has clawed the leg of the kitchen table. Synonym scrape to claw your way up to go up with great difficulty She clawed her way up the promotion ladder.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level