clew-garnet

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

clew-garnet (plural clew-garnets)

  1. (nautical) A rope attaching to the clew (lower corner) of a sail, used to furl it.

See also[edit]

  • The novelist Thornton Jenkins Hains, who often wrote about sailing, sometimes used the pen name Mayn Clew Garnett.