Definitions

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  • n. A maker of ropes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a craftsman who makes ropes

Etymologies

rope +‎ maker (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • John Rice, one of the originals, had the build for it, but he was the ropemaker and therefore unavailable.

    Morgan’s Run

  • It grips it between its claws like a wrestler clutching his opponent, and with head and feet together rolls up its paste like a ropemaker twisting a hawser.

    The Eleven Comedies, Volume 1

  • Shakespear, son of John of Shadwell, ropemaker, was apprenticed to John

    Shakespeare's Family

  • Victor, the carpenter, ropemaker, and general roustabout had performed his part.

    Voyage of the Liberdade

  • Henry Martyn had written that the only Christian in the city who understood his evangelical sermon was a ropemaker just arrived from

    Life of William Carey

  • Two were sailors from ships lying in the harbour, and they, together with the remaining victim, a ropemaker, had been actively engaged in the affray.

    The War of Independence

  • "The wind can never have overturned this heavy mass of limestone," said a ropemaker: "And see how far it stands from the broken ground."

    The Emperor — Volume 10

  • She, too, had seen the ropemaker, glancing at him twice ere sure she saw aright, and then, as if a corpse buried years ago had arisen to her view, the blood curdled about her heart which after one mighty throe lay heavy and still as lead.

    Bad Hugh

  • George Wentworth, Ben Scarlett and an old ropemaker, incur the enmity of

    Gascoyne, The Sandal-Wood Trader A Tale of the Pacific

  • Wentworth, Ben Scarlett and an old ropemaker, incur the enmity of a young

    The Young Lieutenant or, The Adventures of an Army Officer

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