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1. a person used to serve the purposes of another; tool.
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.