cablelaid


cablelaid
/kay"beuhl layd'/, adj.
1. noting a rope formed of three plain-laid ropes twisted together in a left-handed direction; hawser-laid.
2. noting a rope formed of three backhanded ropes twisted together in a right-handed direction.
[1715-25; CABLE + LAID]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Cablelaid — Ca ble*laid ( l[=a]d ), a. 1. (Naut.) Composed of three three stranded ropes, or hawsers, twisted together to form a cable. [1913 Webster] 2. Twisted after the manner of a cable; as, a cable laid gold chain. Simmonds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cablelaid — /kay beuhl layd /, adj. 1. noting a rope formed of three plain laid ropes twisted together in a left handed direction; hawser laid. 2. noting a rope formed of three backhanded ropes twisted together in a right handed direction. [1715 25; CABLE +… …   Universalium

  • cablet — /kay blit/, n. a small cable, esp. a cablelaid rope under 10 in. (25 cm) in circumference. [1565 75; CABLE + ET] * * * …   Universalium

  • haw|ser-laid — «H zuhr LAYD, suhr », adjective. = cablelaid …   Useful english dictionary