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Definition of To clew up

To clew up
Clew Clew, v. t. [imp. & p. p. & vb. n. Clewing.] [Cf. D. kluwenen. See Clew, n.] 1. To direct; to guide, as by a thread. [Obs.] Direct and clew me out the way to happiness. --Beau. && Fl. 2. (Naut.) To move of draw (a sail or yard) by means of the clew garnets, clew lines, etc.; esp. to draw up the clews of a square sail to the yard. To clew down (Naut.), to force (a yard) down by hauling on the clew lines. To clew up (Naut.), to draw (a sail) up to the yard, as for furling.

Meaning of To clew up from wikipedia

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- comes Cape Horn!" said the chief mate; and we had hardly time to haul down and clew up, before it was upon us. In a few moments, a heavier sea was raised...
- chain) used to control the movable corner(s) (clews) of a sail. In nautical usage the term "sheet" is applied to a line or chain attached to the lower corners...
- thin piece of metal Sheet (sailing), a line, cable or chain used to control the clew of a sail Sheet, Hampshire, a village and civil parish in East Hampshire...