• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dewclaw In any animal, esp. of the Herbivora, a rudimentary claw or small hoof not reaching the ground. "Some cut off the dewclaws of greyhounds]."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dewclaw The rudimentary inner toe of the foot, especially the hind foot, of some dogs.
    • n dewclaw The false hoof of deer and other ungulates.
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