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  1. noting a rope formed of three plain-laid ropes twisted together in a left-handed direction.

    Category: Textiles

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  1. cable-laid(Adjective)

    comprising three ropes, each containing three strands twisted together, laid together left-handed

  2. Origin: cable + the past participle of to lay


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