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 for paw
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Paw \Paw\, v. i.
     To draw the forefoot along the ground; to beat or scrape with
     the forefoot. --Job xxxix. 21.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Paw \Paw\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pawed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Pawing.]
     1. To pass the paw over; to stroke or handle with the paws;
        hence, to handle fondly or rudely.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To scrape or beat with the forefoot.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              His hot courser pawed the Hungarian plane.
                                                    --Tickell.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Paw \Paw\ (p[add]), n. [OE. pawe, poue, OF. poe: cf. patte, LG.
     pote, D. poot, G. pfote.]
     1. The foot of a quadruped having claws, as the lion, dog,
        cat, etc.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The hand. [Jocose] --Dryden.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Paw clam (Zool.), the tridacna; -- so called because shaped
        like an animal's paw.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  paw
      n 1: a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped
      2: the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; "he had the
         hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt" [syn: hand,
         manus, mitt, paw]
      v 1: scrape with the paws; "The bear pawed the door"
      2: touch clumsily; "The man tried to paw her"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  78 Moby Thesaurus words for "paw":
     arch, bad, claws, clubfoot, clutches, coarse, come in contact,
     digit, digits, dirty, dog, extremity, fangs, feel, feel of,
     fetlock, filthy, finger, fingernails, fingers, flick, foot,
     forefoot, forepaw, foul, handle, hands, harefoot, heel, hoof,
     hooks, ill-behaved, indecent, instep, jaws, mandibles, manipulate,
     maxillae, meathooks, misbehaving, mischievous, mitts, nails, nasty,
     nippers, pad, palm, palpate, pastern, patte, pedal extremity,
     pedes, pes, pied, pincers, ply, poke at, pounces, prod, pug,
     raunchy, smutty, sole, splayfoot, talons, tap, teeth, thumb, toe,
     tootsy, touch, trotter, twiddle, unguals, ungula, ungulae, vulgar,
     wield
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  PAW
  
      Physics Analysis Workbench.
  

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