Clew

a hole at the bottom rear of the sail to which the boom and sheets are attached to

clew

  1. a ball of yarn or cord or thread
  2. evidence that helps to solve a problem

Clew

The lower corners of square sails or the corner of a triangular sail at the end of the boom.
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_nautical_terms

Clew

• (n.) To move of draw (a sail or yard) by means of the clew garnets, clew lines, etc.; esp. to draw up the clews of a square sail to the yard. • (n.) Alt. of Clue • (n.) To direct; to guide, as by a thread.
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clew

noun evidence that helps to solve a problem
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

clew

noun a ball of yarn or cord or thread
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

Clew

Clew (klū), Clue noun [ Middle English clewe , clowe , clue , Anglo-Saxon cleowen , cliwen , clywe ball of thread; akin to Dutch kluwen , Old High German chliwa , chliuwa , G. dim. kleuel , knäuel , and pe...
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Clew

Clew transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle & verbal noun Clewing .] [ Confer Dutch kluwenen . See Clew , noun ] 1. To direct; to guide, as by a thread. [ Obsolete] « Direct and clew me out the way to h...
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Clew

Aft, lower corner of a sail.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21453

Clew

An aft corner of a triangular sail.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20645

clew

corner of sail with hole to attach ropes
Found on http://phrontistery.info/nautical.html

clew

corner of sail with hole to attach ropes
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Clew

For a triangular sail, the aftmost corner.
Found on http://www.sailinglinks.com/glossary.htm

Clew

Lower corners of square sail or the aft corner of a fore-and-aft sail.
Found on http://shipwrightjournal.blogspot.co.uk/p/glossary-of-nautical-terms.html

clew

The lower aft corner of a triangular sail where the controlling sheets are attached another of those boating terms that have entered the mainstream vocabulary.
Found on http://www.diy-wood-boat.com/Boating-terms.html

Clew

The lower corner of a mainsail, jib or genoa and either lower corner of a spinnaker attached to the sheet.
Found on http://www.mmsn.org/resources/glossary.html

Clew

The lower corners of square sails or the corner of a triangular sail at the end of the boom.
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_nautical_terms

clew

The lower, aft corner of a fore-and-aft sail, where the leech meets the foot.
Found on http://www.glen-l.com/resources/glossary.html

clew

[n] - a ball of yarn or cord or thread
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=clew
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