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ropery

[roh-puh-ree] /ˈroʊ pə ri/
noun, plural roperies.
1.
a place where ropes are made.
2.
Archaic. knavery; roguery.
Origin of ropery
1325-1375
First recorded in 1325-75, ropery is from the Middle English word roperie. See rope, -ery
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