cable-laid

adjective
ca·​ble-laid | \ ˈkā-bəl-ˈlād How to pronounce cable-laid (audio) \

Definition of cable-laid

: composed of three ropes laid together left-handed with each containing three strands twisted together

First Known Use of cable-laid

1723, in the meaning defined above

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“Cable-laid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cable-laid. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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