clew

Definitions of clew
  1. noun
    a ball of yarn or cord or thread
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    type of:
    ball, chunk, clod, clump, glob, lump
    a compact mass
  2. verb
    roll into a ball
    synonyms: clue
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    type of:
    roll, twine, wind, wrap
    arrange or or coil around
  3. noun
    evidence that helps to solve a problem
    synonyms: clue, cue
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    types:
    mark, sign
    a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    token
    something serving as a sign of something else
    type of:
    evidence
    an indication that makes something evident
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