from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A ropewalk; a long building where ropes are laid.
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The next, where the bell flood, was a long lane, piled up with decayed (lores; the next to that, were the rope - makers laying-walk, and the taring - walk, over which were fails, canvafs, and ropes; all which were confumed.
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