manrope
noun Date: 1769 a side rope (as to a ship's gangway or ladder) used as a handrail

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  • Manrope — Man rope , n. (Naut.) One of the side ropes to the gangway of a ship. Totten. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manrope — [man′rōp΄] n. Naut. a rope serving as a handrail along a gangway, ladder, etc …   English World dictionary

  • manrope — /man rohp /, n. Naut. a rope placed at the side of a gangway, ladder, or the like, to serve as a rail. [1760 70; MAN1 + ROPE] * * * …   Universalium

  • manrope — noun Each of the side ropes to a gangway or ladder of a ship. Halting for an instant at the foot of the ladder, and with both hands grasping the ornamental knobs of the man ropes, Father Mapple cast a look upwards, and then with a truly sailor… …   Wiktionary

  • manrope — rope used as a handrail on a ship Nautical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • manrope — /ˈmænroʊp/ (say manrohp) noun a rope placed at the side of a ship s gangway, ladder, or the like, to serve as a rail …   Australian English dictionary

  • manrope — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a side rope (as to a ship s gangway or ladder) used as a handrail …   Useful english dictionary

  • Manrope knot — Category Decorative Related Turks head knot A Manrope knot is a decorative kind of rope button. The original use of a manrope knot was to put at the end of the ropes on either side of a gangway leading …   Wikipedia

  • manrope knot — noun : a double wall knot with a double crown …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fallreepsknoten — Typ Stopper Anwendung Endknoten an Handläufern (Gangway, Seefallreep), Decksstopper, Zie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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