bear claw


Definition of bear claw

: a filled pastry that is cut and fanned to resemble a bear's foot

Examples of bear claw in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are several gravel routes to get you there, but the goal is the same: to sink your teeth into a famous huckleberry bear claw from the Polebridge Mercantile. Outside Online, 7 Apr. 2022 Hauswald recommends the bear claw at Bovine Bakery and the raisin and rosemary focaccia at Tomales Bakery. Ac Shilton, Outside Online, 8 July 2019 Five years ago, Kostos started selling croissants and bear claws at Northeast Ohio farmers markets, and quickly gained a following while working out of her home kitchen. Anne Nickoloff,, 16 Sep. 2019 Some were dented or even pierced through with bear claw markings., 22 Aug. 2019 On the preview night, it was stocked with muffins, almond bear claws and butter croissants. Nikki Delamotte,, 15 May 2018 Favorites include apple strudel, bear claws and kolaches. Michelle Newman, San Antonio Express-News, 11 June 2018 Apple fritters, sprinkle doughnuts, croissants, bagels, doughnut holes, bear claws, coffee, tea and smoothies are among the varieties offered at this growing local chain, now open on Central Avenue, north of Osborn Road in central Phoenix. Jennifer Mcclellan, azcentral, 1 June 2018 Stop to meet locals and pick up huckleberry bear claws at Polebridge Mercantile & Bakery before venturing toward the park’s west entrance. Stephanie Granada, Sunset, 22 Jan. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of bear claw

1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Bear claw.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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