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chained_bear commented on the word cat's paw
Also a kind of wind or breeze.
"...although there were odd cat's paws and small local breezes from other quarters the undoubted general movement of the air was from the westward..."
--Patrick O'Brian, The Reverse of the Medal, 91
"Looking very keenly at the cat's paw traveling over the smooth surface and bearing the Spartan with it..." (92)
February 24, 2008
reesetee commented on the word cat's paw
A better type of knot for attaching a rope to a hook than the blackwall hitch; it doesn't slip and needs no constant strain to hold.
January 9, 2008
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