dragrope

[drag-rohp]

Origin of dragrope

First recorded in 1760–70; drag + rope
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British Dictionary definitions for dragrope

dragrope

noun
  1. a rope used to drag military equipment, esp artillery
  2. Also called: dragline, guide rope a rope trailing from a balloon or airship for mooring or braking purposes
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