clew-garnet

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

clew-garnet ‎(plural clew-garnets)

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

QuotationsEdit

See alsoEdit

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