cablelaid

[ key-buhl-leyd ]
/ ˈkeɪ bəlˌleɪd /

adjective

noting a rope formed of three plain-laid ropes twisted together in a left-handed direction; hawser-laid.
noting a rope formed of three backhanded ropes twisted together in a right-handed direction.

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Origin of cablelaid

First recorded in 1715–25; cable + laid
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British Dictionary definitions for cablelaid

cable-laid

adjective

(of a rope) made of three plain-laid ropes twisted together in a left-handed direction
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