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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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