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telltale

  

      n  
1    a person who tells tales about others  
2   
a    an outward indication of something concealed  
b    (as modifier)  
a telltale paw mark     
3    any of various indicators or recording devices used to monitor a process, machine, etc.  
4      (Nautical)  
a       another word for       dogvane  
b    one of a pair of light vanes mounted on the main shrouds of a sailing boat to indicate the apparent direction of the wind  
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dogvane  
      n     (Nautical)   a light windvane consisting of a feather or a piece of cloth or yarn mounted on the side of a vessel,   (Also called)    telltale         


telltale         
      n  
1    a person who tells tales about others  
2   
a    an outward indication of something concealed  
b    (as modifier)  
a telltale paw mark     
3    any of various indicators or recording devices used to monitor a process, machine, etc.  
4      (Nautical)  
a       another word for       dogvane  
b    one of a pair of light vanes mounted on the main shrouds of a sailing boat to indicate the apparent direction of the wind  

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