spectacle clew

noun
variants: or spectacle iron

Definition of spectacle clew

: a steel device consisting of three rings at the clews of square sails into which three ropes or blocks can be hooked

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“Spectacle clew.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spectacle%20clew. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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