hawser-laid

adjective
haw·​ser-laid | \ ˈhȯ-zər-ˌlād How to pronounce hawser-laid (audio) \

Definition of hawser-laid

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

First Known Use of hawser-laid

1769, in the meaning defined above

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“Hawser-laid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hawser-laid. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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