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hawser-laid

[haw-zer-leyd, -ser-] /ˈhɔ zərˌleɪd, -sər-/
adjective, Ropemaking.
1.
cable-laid (def 1).
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70
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British Dictionary definitions for hawser-laid

hawser-laid

adjective
1.
(of a rope) made up of three strands, the fibres (or yarns) of which have been twisted together in a left-handed direction. These three strands are then twisted together in a right-handed direction to make the rope
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