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Wild boast of something afoot? (5)


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'something afoot?' is the definition.
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'wild boast' is the wordplay.
'wild' indicates an anagram.
'boast' with letters rearranged gives 'SABOT'.

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(Other definitions for sabot that I've seen before include "Simple shoe" , "what's afoot?" , "Wooden clog" , "footwear from Paris" , "Wooden-soled 13 down" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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