Bearpaw



a small, almost round snowshoe used on steep or rocky terrain.
bear claw.
a round horseshoe.
a clam of the genus Hippopus, having a ridged, white shell with purplish-red spots.
Historical Examples

To its left, at bearpaw Meadow, a hikers’ camp is maintained during the summer season.
Sequoia [California] National Park United States Department of the Interior

bearpaw sprang up with an air of excitement which an Indian seldom displays.
The Crew of the Water Wagtail R.M. Ballantyne

He was interrupted here by the sudden entrance of Hendrick and Paul themselves, accompanied by bearpaw and the sentries.
The Crew of the Water Wagtail R.M. Ballantyne

She knew where the wigwams of bearpaw stood, and she ran for them as the bee flies when laden with honey to its home.
The Crew of the Water Wagtail R.M. Ballantyne

The other bearpaw shoe illustrated is a style that originated in the Adirondack Mountains.
Woodcraft E. H. (Elmer Harry) Kreps

bearpaw now tells his warriors that they are fools—fools for telling their chief that he is wise!
The Crew of the Water Wagtail R.M. Ballantyne

A 3-day all-expense trip to bearpaw Meadow and surroundings can be arranged.
Sequoia [California] National Park United States Department of the Interior

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