footrope

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noun foot·rope \ˈfu̇t-ˌrōp\

Definition of footrope

  1. 1 :  the part of a boltrope sewed to the lower edge of a sail

  2. 2 :  a rope rigged below a yard for crew members to stand on

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of footrope

before 12th century

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