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dewclaw


dewclaw


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dewclaw  \Dew"claw`\,  n. 
  In  any  animal,  esp.  of  the  Herbivora,  a  rudimentary  claw  or 
  small  hoof  not  reaching  the  ground. 
 
  Some  cut  off  the  dewclaws  [of  greyhounds].  --J.  H. 
  Walsh.