Clue

I have not yet got the clue: to give a clue, i.e. a hint. A clue is a ball of thread (Ang-Saxon, cleowen) The only mode of finding the way out of the Cretan labyrinth was by a skein of thread, which, being laid along the proper route, indicated the right path.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Clue from Fact Monster:

  • Clue - Starring Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd, Michael McKean
  • Analogy Quiz - (What is an analogy?) WILD : UNTAMED :: _____ : clue Hint hint answer problem Word Quiz Spelling ...
  • Steve Burns - Biography of Steve Burns, Host of the children's TV show Blue's Clues
  • The Crossword Puzzle History - The History of the Crossword Puzzle In 1913, it was a "word-cross"; in ancient Rome, a ...
  • Spelling Bee - Figure out which of the red words below is spelled incorrectly and type the correct spelling in the ...

Related Content