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a ball of yarn or cord or thread

evidence that helps to solve a problem

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roll into a ball

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The Clew, meanwhile, sauntered among the busy haunts of men, arm in arm with an Ingenious Theory.
If you do by any chance succeed in laying your hand on the clew, remember this--
Before following the clew, he communicated his success to his companions; and while the latter were consulting on the circumstance, the youth reappeared, leading the two fillies, with their saddles broken, and the housings soiled, as though they had been permitted to run at will for several days.
As soon as he had got the clew he not only understood but corrected her error.
MAKING WAVES Dog on body board in Clew Bay, Co Mayo
Clew Bay Cove ran a sound trial for this race over 2m5f at Leopardstown almost three weeks ago, making up plenty of ground approaching the home straight before weakening out of contention in the closing stages.
Clew Bay Cove eventually improved to challenge for the lead at the last and he took the measure of Four Chimneys to win by two lengths.
Hybrid vehicles cost about 20 percent more than standard vehicles and are more difficult to obtain from manufacturers, De Clew said.
CROAGH PATRICK: If the weather is good then there is no better view of Clew Bay's 365 islands than from the holy mountain.
The fall of Pom Flyer at the second-last looked to have left the door open for bottom-weight Four Chimneys, but Clew Bay Cove soon challenged and eased away to win by a comfortable two lengths.
Your plate was made between 1824 and 1836, when the Clews went out of business.
Trained by Colm Murphy, who will run Big Zeb in the Grade 2 Amazing Thailand Chase (formerly the 'Tied Cottage') at Punchestown on Sunday, Clew Bay Cove is set to carry 10-6, receiving 20lb from top-weight Andreas, one of three runners from Paul Nicholls' yard.
Murphy said: ``Barry Cash was on board Brave Inca and I rode Clew Bay Cove myself, and we went a mile and a half at a nice canter trying to pick out the best of the ground.
Tourism interests have also expressed fears about the impact fish-farm waste could have on the three beaches on the inner rim of Clew Bay.
A $100,000 deal has been secured by CLEW for its proposal to formulate a cost effective household wastewater treatment and nutrient removal system.