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clew-garnet (plural clew-garnets)
- (nautical) A rope attaching to the clew (lower corner) of a sail, used to furl it.
- For usage examples of this term, see Citations:clew-garnet.
- The novelist Thornton Jenkins Hains, who often wrote about sailing, sometimes used the pen name Mayn Clew Garnett.