left-handed rope

noun
variants: or left-hand rope

Definition of left-handed rope

1 : a left-laid rope in which the strands are formed of yarns with right-handed twist

called also back-handed rope

— compare right-handed rope
2 : any left-laid rope

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“Left-handed rope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/left-handed%20rope. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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