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ropemaking

[ rohp-mey-king ]
/ ˈroʊpˌmeɪ kɪŋ /
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noun
the act, skill, or process of fabricating rope.
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Origin of ropemaking

First recorded in 1785–95; rope + making

OTHER WORDS FROM ropemaking

ropemaker, noun
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