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ropery

[ roh-puh-ree ]
/ ˈroʊ pə ri /
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noun, plural rop·er·ies.
a place where ropes are made.
Archaic. knavery; roguery.
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Origin of ropery

First recorded in 1325–75, ropery is from the Middle English word roperie.See rope, -ery
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