from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Composed of three three-stranded ropes, or hawsers, twisted together to form a cable.
- adj. Twisted after the manner of a cable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Nautical, formed of three strands of plain-laid, or ordinary rope.
- Twisted after the manner of a cable: as, a cable-laid gold chain.
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