man·​rope ˈman-ˌrōp How to pronounce manrope (audio)
: a side rope (as to a ship's gangway or ladder) used as a handrail

Word History

First Known Use

1769, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of manrope was in 1769

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Cite this Entry

“Manrope.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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