Webster Definition for "talon"

tal.on \' tal-*n\ \-*nd\ n [ME, fr. MF, heel, spur, fr. ( assumed) VL talon-, talo, fr. L ta] lus ankle, anklebone 1a: the claw of an animal and esp. of a bird of prey 1b: a finger or hand of a human being 2: a part of object shaped like or suggestive of a heel or claw : as 2a: an ogee molding 2b: the shoulder of the bolt of a lock on which the key acts to shoot the b olt 3a: cards laid aside in a pile in solitaire 3b: STOCK - tal. oned aj

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