manrope

noun
man·​rope | \ ˈman-ˌrōp How to pronounce manrope (audio) \

Definition of manrope

: a side rope (as to a ship's gangway or ladder) used as a handrail

First Known Use of manrope

1769, in the meaning defined above

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“Manrope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manrope. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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