Definition of pawl

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • pawl is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 9
  • pawl is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 9
  • pawl is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 11

Definition of pawl


  • a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. click
    2. detent
    3. dog

See definition of pawl in Merriam Webster

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