bull rope

noun Nautical.

any of various ropes for holding objects to prevent them from rubbing against or striking other objects.

Nearby words

  1. bull neck,
  2. bull nose,
  3. bull of the woods,
  4. bull pen,
  5. bull riding,
  6. bull run,
  7. bull run, battle of,
  8. bull session,
  9. bull shark,
  10. bull snake

Origin of bull rope

First recorded in 1880–85

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