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dragrope

[drag-rohp] /ˈdrægˌroʊp/
noun
1.
a rope for dragging something, as a piece of artillery.
2.
a rope, dragging from something, as the guide rope from a balloon.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; drag + rope
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British Dictionary definitions for drag rope

dragrope

/ˈdræɡˌrəʊp/
noun
1.
a rope used to drag military equipment, esp artillery
2.
Also called dragline, guide rope. a rope trailing from a balloon or airship for mooring or braking purposes
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