ropewalk
noun Date: 1672 a long covered walk, building, or room where ropes are manufactured

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  • Ropewalk — Rope walk , a. A long, covered walk, or a low, level building, where ropes are manufactured. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ropewalk — [rōp′wôk΄] n. a long, low, narrow building, shed, etc. in which ropes are made …   English World dictionary

  • Ropewalk — A ropewalk is a long straight narrow lane, or a covered pathway, where long strands of material were laid before being twisted into rope. Ropewalks historically were harsh sweatshops, and frequently caught on fire as hemp dust forms an explosive… …   Wikipedia

  • ropewalk — /rohp wawk /, n. a long, narrow path or building where ropes are made. [1665 75; ROPE + WALK] * * * …   Universalium

  • ropewalk — noun a) A long straight narrow lane, or a covered pathway, where long strands of material were laid before being twisted into rope. b) Any narrow walkway that has rope handrails …   Wiktionary

  • ropewalk — rope•walk [[t]ˈroʊpˌwɔk[/t]] n. a long, narrow building where ropes are made • Etymology: 1665–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • ropewalk — /ˈroʊpwɔk/ (say rohpwawk) noun 1. a long, usually covered, course. 2. a long, low building, where ropes are made …   Australian English dictionary

  • ropewalk — noun workplace consisting of a long narrow path or shed where rope is made • Syn: ↑rope yard • Hypernyms: ↑workplace, ↑work …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ropewalk Shopping Centre — The Ropewalk Shopping Centre is a shopping centre in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England. It has a glass roof not connected to the building, two floors retail stores, including high street retailers, and also a car park.History and impactThe Ropewalk …   Wikipedia

  • Movimientos aéreos de lucha libre profesional — Muchos movimientos aéreos son usados en la lucha libre profesional para mostrar la velocidad y agilidad de un luchador. Esos movimientos son hechos en su mayoría por luchadores pequeños que no pueden hacer movimientos que requieren más fuerza.… …   Wikipedia Español

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