Manila rope

  1. rope made from Manila hemp.

Origin of Manila rope

First recorded in 1850–55

Words Nearby Manila rope Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Manila rope in a sentence

  • Jack had a coil of stout, half-inch Manila rope, about two hundred feet in length.

  • Then Bob tied to the thread something else and instead of it, he got back the end of an excellent Manila rope.

    Nothing But the Truth | Frederic S. Isham
  • The smallest Manila rope is rather stiff and unmanageable for such light sails as ours.

    Boat-Building and Boating | Daniel Carter Beard
  • A light Manila rope was used, anchored to a tree at each side about fifteen feet from the ground.

    The Scientific American Boy | A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond
  • He held up one frayed end of a Manila rope, that was wound around the tree-trunk.

    Told in the East | Talbot Mundy

British Dictionary definitions for Manila rope

Manila rope

  1. rope of Manila hemp

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