What does cat's-paw mean?

cat's-paw meaning in General Dictionary

a person used by another to achieve a conclusion

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  • a hitch in the center of line who has two eyes into which tackle are hooked
  • A light transitory environment which ruffles the top of liquid during a relaxed, and/or ripples created by such a puff of atmosphere.
  • a specific hitch or turn in the bight of a rope, into which a tackle might addicted.
  • A dupe; a tool; one who, or that which, can be used by another as an instrument to a complete their reasons.