Cablelaid
Cablelaid Ca"ble*laid` (-l[=a]d`), a. 1. (Naut.) Composed of three three-stranded ropes, or hawsers, twisted together to form a cable. [1913 Webster]

2. Twisted after the manner of a cable; as, a cable-laid gold chain. --Simmonds. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cablelaid — /kay beuhl layd /, adj. 1. noting a rope formed of three plain laid ropes twisted together in a left handed direction; hawser laid. 2. noting a rope formed of three backhanded ropes twisted together in a right handed direction. [1715 25; CABLE +… …   Universalium

  • cablelaid — /kay beuhl layd /, adj. 1. noting a rope formed of three plain laid ropes twisted together in a left handed direction; hawser laid. 2. noting a rope formed of three backhanded ropes twisted together in a right handed direction. [1715 25; CABLE +… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cablet — /kay blit/, n. a small cable, esp. a cablelaid rope under 10 in. (25 cm) in circumference. [1565 75; CABLE + ET] * * * …   Universalium

  • haw|ser-laid — «H zuhr LAYD, suhr », adjective. = cablelaid …   Useful english dictionary

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