Examples from the Web for ropewalk
A man, who worked in the ropewalk, said something to them which they did not like, and they beat him.Whig Against Tory|Unknown
Again he spoke of "a fellow who couldn't go straight in a ropewalk."Reminiscences, 1819-1899|Julia Ward Howe.
From her ropewalk came the rope to hoist the sails made in her sail lofts.
I felt even more lost and friendless as I entered the long, cold arcade (known as the Ropewalk) of the Albany.Simon the Jester|William J. Locke
This establishment suffered the same fate as the Warwick ropewalk during Arnold's raid in 1781.