of a rope
: consisting of three strands laid right-handed compare cable-laid

Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of plain-laid was in 1881

Dictionary Entries Near plain-laid

Cite this Entry

“Plain-laid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plain-laid. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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