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Manila rope

rope made from Manila hemp.
Origin of Manila rope
First recorded in 1850-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He had about twenty feet of Manila rope tied about his waist with the end held in his hand.

    The Flying Bo'sun

    Arthur Mason
  • He held up one frayed end of a Manila rope, that was wound around the tree-trunk.

    Told in the East Talbot Mundy
British Dictionary definitions for Manila rope

Manila rope

rope of Manila hemp
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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