ca·​ble-laid ˈkā-bəl-ˈlād How to pronounce cable-laid (audio)
: composed of three ropes laid together left-handed with each containing three strands twisted together

Word History

First Known Use

1723, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cable-laid was in 1723

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“Cable-laid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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