from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Made of three strands laid together with a right-hand twist. Used of a rope.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Consisting of strands twisted together in the ordinary way.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Consisting of strands twisted together in the ordinary way. See Illust. of cordage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Nautical, noting a rope composed of three strands laid together right-handed, that is, from left to right, or with the sun, or with the revolution of the hands of a clock.
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