from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An object used when roughly imparting clue to the clueless.


Likely derived from the similarly-pronounced "two-by-four". (Wiktionary)



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  • Done. *chomp*

    October 13, 2007

  • *flings cookie at reesetee's head*

    October 13, 2007

  • First, the fee? *palm out, wiggling fingers*

    October 12, 2007

  • Reesetee, add this to your Only on Wordie list! You have to because that's where I'm keeping all of these.

    October 12, 2007

  • This word came to mind yesterday, and I fondly thought of this page. :)

    October 12, 2007

  • me too - thanks superstable!

    July 5, 2007

  • I'd forgotten about the excellent clue-by-four!!!

    July 4, 2007

  • 1. a wooden bat-like implement used to forcibly inform someone about a particular, usually technical, matter: we told him five times that turning off the router would bring down the network but he did it anyway. time to grab the clue-by-four.

    July 4, 2007