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clew line

noun, Nautical.
one of the ropes or tackles used to raise the clews of a square sail to the upper yard or mast. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for clew line

clew line

(nautical) any of several lines fastened to the clews of a square sail and used for furling it
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