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cablelaid

[key-buh l-leyd]
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adjective
  1. noting a rope formed of three plain-laid ropes twisted together in a left-handed direction; hawser-laid.
  2. 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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