Definition of Manrope

1. n. One of the side ropes to the gangway of a ship.



Definition of Manrope

1. Noun. (nautical) Each of the side ropes to a gangway or ladder of a ship. ¹

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Definition of Manrope

1. a rope used as a handrail [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manrope

manpris
manpurse
manpurses
manque
manqueller
manquellers
manqués
manreds
manrent
manrents
manrider
manriders
manroot
manroots
manrope (current term)
manropes
mans
mansaf
mansard
mansard roof
mansard roofs
mansarded
mansards
manscape
manscaped
manscapes
manscaping
manse
manservant

Literary usage of Manrope

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1. Message from the President of the United States: Transmitting the Report of by United States (1898)
"When I got there the ladder was carried away, and somehow or other the manrope kept fast upon deck, but the ladder got adrift from it down below in the ..."

2. A French-English Military Technical Dictionary by Cornélis De Witt Willcox (1899)
"manrope knot. de cabestan, swifter of a capstan: tiroir, m., drawer; (em. a. ) small flat sliding pin fixing the barrel to the stock (sporting arms); (mach. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1834)
"I laid hold of the manrope—" Now, men, there can be no tricka here, or they would have shown themselves before now, so, follow me. ..."

4. The Spirit of Laws by Charles de Secondat Montesquieu (1794)
"... and in what manrope, - 46 18.' Of the riches which Spain drew from America* 52 ner Europe is ..."

5. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1842)
"Une dirty scoundrel, if you could havo heard Ыш, rating the other for not swinging the manrope handsomely into Gaspar's hand at once, ..."

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