rope house

noun

Definition of rope house

1 : a storehouse for rope
2 : an open-sided shed in which salt is crystallized out from brine on ropes down which the brine trickles

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First Known Use of rope house

1571, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Rope house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rope%20house. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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