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cat's-paw



Pronunciation: (kats'pô"), [key]
n.
1. a person used to serve the purposes of another; tool.
2. Naut.
a. a hitch made in the bight of a rope so that two eyes are formed to hold the hook of one block of a tackle.
b. a light breeze that ruffles the surface of the water over a comparatively small area.
c. the small area ruffled by such a breeze. Also,cats'paw".

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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