shroud-laid

[ shroud-leyd ]
/ ˈʃraʊdˌleɪd /

adjective Cordage.

noting a fiber rope of four strands laid right-handed with or without a heart.

Nearby words

  1. shroom,
  2. shropshire,
  3. shropshire lad, a,
  4. shroud,
  5. shroud of turin,
  6. shrove,
  7. shrove monday,
  8. shrove sunday,
  9. shrove tuesday,
  10. shrovetide

Origin of shroud-laid

First recorded in 1790–1800

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British Dictionary definitions for shroud-laid

shroud-laid

adjective

(of a rope) made with four strands twisted to the right, usually around a core
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