[ shroud-leyd ]
/ ˈʃraʊdˌleɪd /
noting a fiber rope of four strands laid right-handed with or without a heart.
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Origin of shroud-laid
First recorded in 1790–1800
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(of a rope) made with four strands twisted to the right, usually around a core
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