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Idioms for rope

Origin of rope

before 900; (noun) Middle English rop(e), rap(e), Old English rāp; cognate with Dutch reep,German Reif; (v.) Middle English, derivative of the noun

OTHER WORDS FROM rope

roper, nounropelike, adjectiveun·roped, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for rope

rope
/ (rəʊp) /

noun

verb

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Word Origin for rope

Old English rāp; related to Old Saxon rēp, Old High German reif
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Idioms and Phrases with rope

rope

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