rope yarn

noun

Definition of rope yarn

1a : the yarn or thread composing the strands of a rope
b : a yarn of fibers loosely twisted up right-handedly
2 : something of small account : trifle

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First Known Use of rope yarn

1620, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rope yarn was in 1620

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“Rope yarn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rope%20yarn. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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