rombowline

noun rom·bow·line \rämˈbōlə̇n\
variants: or

rumbowline

\ˌrəm-\

Definition of rombowline

  1. 1 :  old condemned canvas or rope unfit for use except as chafing gear aboard ship

  2. 2 :  an inferior rope used as lashing

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Origin and Etymology of rombowline

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1557


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