Results for: Clew

What is the history of the word clew?

Clew is originally a ball of yarn, and the lower part of a sail. The meaning "clue" ( itself a variant spelling of clew) comes from the tale of Theseus and the Minotaur. Ariad (MORE)

What is another word for clew?

Hint is another word for clew 2nd Answer: No, 'Hint' is not another word for clew. A clew is either a ball of thread or yarn, or it is the corner of a sail, or the ring tha (MORE)

Are you sure collective noun for worms is clew?

The present day meaning of the noun 'clew' is a word for a metalloop attached to the lower corner of a sail through which cords arepassed; the cords from which a hammock is hu (MORE)