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cablelaid

[key-buh l-leyd] /ˈkeɪ bəlˌleɪd/
adjective
1.
noting a rope formed of three plain-laid ropes twisted together in a left-handed direction; hawser-laid.
2.
noting a rope formed of three backhanded ropes twisted together in a right-handed direction.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; cable + laid
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cable-laid

adjective
1.
(of a rope) made of three plain-laid ropes twisted together in a left-handed direction
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