pawer


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paw

 (pô)
n.
1. The foot of an animal, especially a quadruped, that has claws or nails.
2. Informal A human hand, especially a large clumsy one: "Lennie dabbled his big paw in the water" (John Steinbeck).
v. pawed, paw·ing, paws
v.tr.
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.
3.
a. To touch or handle clumsily or roughly.
b. To feel or touch (another) in an annoying or unwanted way. See Synonyms at touch.
v.intr.
1. To scrape the ground with the forefeet: The horse pawed restlessly.
2. To handle someone or something clumsily, rudely, or with too much familiarity: Don't paw at everything you see.

[Middle English pawe, from Old French powe.]

paw′er n.

pawer

(ˈpɔːə)
n
a person or animal that paws
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pawer - a person who handles or caresses in a clumsy or overfamiliar manner
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
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Ann, having listened to Mary's report, recommends that her friend content herself with life as it is, reminding her that she has no recourse, " [A] husband hes terrable pawer, nae Justice can bang him, he can dea what he will wie the, he may lick the, nay hoaf kill the, or leaam the, or clam the, nay sell the, an nae yan dar mell on him" ["(A) husband has terrible power.
They have ammunition, but it is so little," said Pawer Mohammed Ali, a translator for the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) inside Kobani.
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