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plain-laid

[pleyn-leyd] /ˈpleɪnˈleɪd/
adjective, Ropemaking.
1.
noting a rope laid right-handed with three left-handed strands, without a heart; hawser-laid.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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British Dictionary definitions for plain-laid

plain-laid

adjective
1.
(of a cable or rope) made of three strands twisted together from left to right
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