Examples from the Web for hempen
The right of my good pleasure, signor knave; who soon shall dangle on a hempen rope.Jaufry the Knight and the Fair Brunissende|Mary Lafon
Caius brought the horses to the trough in pairs, each with a hempen halter.The Mermaid|Lily Dougall
There was a hempen carpet, inch deep with mud and dust, on the floor.
The fruit, slit into halves, is placed in hempen or horsehair bags, and submitted to slight pressure in a tincture press.
I suppose the rocks and this sawing together, parted our hempen cable, and away we went towards the shore, broadside-to.Ned Myers|James Fenimore Cooper