- a small cable, especially a cablelaid rope under 10 inches (25 cm) in circumference.
Origin of cablet
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The same as cablet; it coils against the sun, or to the left hand.
The direction in which its strands are twisted; hawser is right-handed; cablet left-handed.
Then he found himself in a four-oared Cablet and the Sea became very Rough.People You Know
- a small cable, esp a cable-laid rope that has a circumference of less than 25 centimetres (ten inches)
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