[ key-buh l-leyd ]
/ ˈkeɪ bəlˌleɪd /
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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