Rope Rope, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Roped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Roping}.] To be formed into rope; to draw out or extend into a filament or thread, as by means of any glutinous or adhesive quality. [1913 Webster]

Let us not hang like ropingicicles Upon our houses' thatch. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • roping — rop·ing …   English syllables

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  • Top roping — Top rope climbing (or Top roping) is a style in climbing in which a rope, used for the climber s safety, runs from a belayer at the foot of a route through one or more carabiners connected to an anchor system at the top of the route and back down …   Wikipedia

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