twice-laid

twice-laid

[twahys-leyd]
adjective
1.
made from strands of used rope.
2.
made from makeshift or used material.

Origin:
1585–95

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twice-laid
 
adj
1.  made from strands of used rope
2.  made from old or used material or retwisted yarn
 
[C16: from lay1 (in the sense: to twist together)]

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