Cat's-paw

Definition of Cat's-paw

Cat's´-paw`
n.1.(Naut.) A light transitory air which ruffles the surface of the water during a calm, or the ripples made by such a puff of air.
2.A dupe; a tool; one who, or that which, is used by another as an instrument to a accomplish his purposes.

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assistant, help, helper, instrument, pawn, supporter
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