Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: paws
IPA transcription: [p'ɔz]
Usage examples
  • He paws the ground.
  • A Lion lay asleep in the forest, his great head resting on his paws.
  • He killed most of them with his paws, seldom putting a tooth in one.
  • The shiny brown spaniel took up a strategic position three yards away and growled, his chin between his paws.
  • A cat rolled up into a ball, or crouched with its paws folded underneath it, seems an emblem of repose and contentment.
  • Two paws it had, hairy unto the armpits; The back, and breast, and both the sides it had Depicted o'er with nooses and with shields.
  • There where his breast had been he turned his tail, And that extended like an eel he moved, And with his paws drew to himself the air.
  • But he makes tremendous exertions, whipping his tail in under the peat-bank, while with his hind paws he seeks for support in clefts and cracks.
  • "Wait a jiffy," called the Woozy, and then it went to a tree and hugged it with its front paws, so that its body couldn't be dragged around by the pull.
  • At other times, she would spring into the stream, perhaps up to the neck, and commence fishing on her own account, by feeling with her paws below all the banks, working as hard and as eagerly as any bare-legged school-boy.