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shroud-laid

[shroud-leyd]
adjective Cordage.
  1. 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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British Dictionary definitions for shroud-laid

shroud-laid

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