guest rope

noun \ˈgeˌstrōp\

Definition of guest rope

  1. 1 :  a line that is supplementary to a towline and is used especially to keep the tow steady

  2. 2 :  a line run along a ship's side or out to the end of a boom for small boats to hold to —called also boat line, grab rope

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Origin and Etymology of guest rope

probably alteration of guess (as in guess-warp)

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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