Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun clew

2 senses of clew

Sense 1
clew -- (a ball of yarn or cord or thread)
       => ball, clod, glob, lump, clump, chunk -- (a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder")

Sense 2
clue, clew, cue -- (evidence that helps to solve a problem)
       => evidence -- (an indication that makes something evident; "his trembling was evidence of his fear")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb clew

1 sense of clew

Sense 1
clue, clew -- (roll into a ball)
       => wind, wrap, roll, twine -- (arrange or or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"; "She wrapped her arms around the child")

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