or bolt rope
Examples from the Web for boltrope
The spray was dashing over her bows, and her jib was wet several feet above the boltrope.Little By Little|William Taylor Adams
Is there nothing earthly that hangs upon your mind, Boltrope?The Pilot|J. Fenimore Cooper
I approached Captain Boltrope and repeated the salute without conscientiously omitting a single detail.
This face seemed again changed to the well-known stern features of Captain Boltrope.
Twenty men sprang eagerly forward to execute the order, among the foremost of whom were Boltrope and the stranger.Sea Stories|Various