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Definition of Clue


  1. A ball of thread, yarn, or cord; also, The thread itself.
  2. That which guides or directs one in anything of a doubtful or intricate nature; that which gives a hint in the solution of a mystery.
  3. A lower corner of a square sail, or the after corner of a fore-and-aft sail.
  4. A loop and thimbles at the corner of a sail.
  5. A combination of lines or nettles by which a hammock is suspended.
  6. A ball of thread; a thread or other means of guidance. Same as Clew.
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Clue Translations

clue in German is Hinweis, Anhaltspunkt {m}