- A sharp, hooked claw of a bird of prey or other predatory animal.
- The shoulder of the bolt of a lock on which the key acts to shoot the bolt.
- (architecture) A kind of moulding, concave at the bottom and convex at the top; an ogee. (When the concave part is at the top, it is called an inverted talon.)
- (zoology) One of certain small prominences on the hind part of the face of an elephant's tooth.
- In the card game bezique, the remaining stock of undealt cards.