Word of the Day – Oct. 4 – Cat’s-paw

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Noun: Cat’s-paw (KATS-paw)

Definition:

1. A light air that ruffles the surface of the water in irregular patches during a calm.

2. One used by another as a tool: dupe.

3. A hitch knot formed with two eyes for attaching a line to a hook.

Sample sentence: A good fisherman should know how to make a cat’s-paw.

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