cablelaid

[ key-buh l-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.

Nearby words

  1. cable-ready,
  2. cable-stayed bridge,
  3. cable-stitch,
  4. cablecast,
  5. cablegram,
  6. cablephoto,
  7. cablese,
  8. cablet,
  9. cablevision,
  10. cableway

Origin of cablelaid

First recorded in 1715–25; cable + laid

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