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Definition of the verb declaw
What does declaw mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: declawed | declawing | declaws
- remove the claws from
- example: declaw a cat
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Source] The cook deboned the fish
Verbs of Removing (with the same syntax): debark, debone, debug, decontaminate, defang, defat, deflower, defog, deforest, defrost, degas, deglaze, degrease, dehorn, deice, delouse, desalt, descale, desex, destress, detusk, devein, disembowel, eviscerate.
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- more generic term: take off = take away or remove
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Declaw
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Lessons in Eskrima by Rad Maningas
xxiii Declaw is a general term for strikes that are directed to parts of the hand such as fingertips and nails, knuckles of the fingers, the thumb, back of the hand, and the wrist. Stick blows to these areas cause more pain and injury because these ...
by Random House
Crenshaw, cumshaw, cushaw, declaw, dewclaw, forepaw, foresaw, gewgaw, guffaw, hacksaw, hawkshaw, heehaw, in-law, jackdaw, jackstraw, jigsaw, kickshaw, landau, last straw, leash law, lockjaw, lynch law, macaw, Ohm's law, outlaw, ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
bedstraw, bucksaw, bylaw, catclaw, cat's-paw, coleslaw, cumshaw, cushaw, Danelaw, declaw, dewclaw, Esau, forepaw, fretsaw, grandma, grandpa, guffaw, hacksaw, handsaw, hawkshaw, heehaw, hurrah, in-law, jackdaw, jackstraw, jigsaw, ...
by John Walker
To declaw, to ...
by Leslie Stephen, Sir Sidney Lee
DECLAW, SAINT (fl. 600-650), bishop of Ardmore, co. Waterford ; became lu Gaul po&wssed of the •ituibliin,' a supernatural gift, which was possibly a black altar-cross ; crossed to Ireland in a ship which was miraculously supplied to him ...
Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite
declaw /diːˈklɔː/ v. remove the claws from (an animal, typically a cat). declension /dɪˈklɛnʃ(ə)n/ n. 1 Grammar the variation of the form of a noun, pronoun, or adjective, by which its grammatical case, number ...
by Dilip K. Das, Michael Palmiotto
the Congress attempted to declaw 649 PALAU.
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
declaw /diːˈklɔː/ 7verb [with obj.] remove the claws from (an animal, typically a cat). declension /dɪˈklnʃ(ə)n/ 7noun [ mass noun] 1 (in the grammar of Latin, Greek, and certain other languages) the ...
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Video shows what declaw means. To surgically remove the claws from.. To make harmless.. Declaw Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary.
Scrabble value of D2E1C3L1A1W4
The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine