Definition of ropework

1 : an establishment where ropes are made
2a : the art of tying knots
b : work (as knots) made of entwined ropes

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First Known Use of ropework

1663, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Ropework.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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