bull rope

noun

Definition of bull rope

: a strong fiber or wire rope:
a : a rope working through a bull's-eye especially : one used in securing a light yard or mast
b : the rope that drives a bull wheel

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History and Etymology for bull rope

bull (wheel)

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“Bull rope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bull%20rope. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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