Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A collection of ropes; ropes in general.
  • Ropy; viscous.

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  • verb Present participle of rope.

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  • noun capturing cattle or horses with a lasso

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Examples

  • To a bachelor who wanted six dollars for new leggings, tobacco, and spurs, three dollars were given; the same to another who needed a hat; and to a third, who modestly asked for two dollars, four were given with a flowery-worded compliment anent his prowess in roping

    THE BONES OF KAHEKILI

  • Thank you Democrats for realizing this was a goat roping from the get go.

    Stimulus money needs to be spent faster, Dems say

  • To a bachelor who wanted six dollars for new leggings, tobacco, and spurs, three dollars were given; the same to another who needed a hat; and to a third, who modestly asked for two dollars, four were given with a flowery-worded compliment anent his prowess in roping

    The Bones of Kahekili

  • They were glad that Ranni had had the idea of roping everyone together, Jack hoped that neither of the big Baronians would fall into the river, for he was sure that if they did they would jerk the boys in after them!

    The Secret of Killimooin

  • For some time he even toyed with the idea of roping in one-film-old

    ApunKaChoice.com

  • The League Against Cruel Sports issued a statement Wednesday calling on Ottawa to "take steps to end the immense cruelty to animals in events such as calf-roping, which is practised at rodeos including the Calgary Stampede."

    CTV BritishColumbiaHome

  • The League Against Cruel Sports issued a statement Wednesday calling on Ottawa to "take steps to end the immense cruelty to animals in events such as calf-roping, which is practised at rodeos including the Calgary Stampede."

    CTV BritishColumbiaHome

  • Shame on you for glorifying the sport of donkey roping, which is illegal in some states.

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  • Shame on you for glorifying the sport of donkey roping, which is illegal in some states.

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  • Shame on you for glorifying the sport of donkey roping, which is illegal in some states.

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