twice-laid

adjective
\ ˈtwīs-ˈlād How to pronounce twice-laid (audio) \

Definition of twice-laid

: made from the ends of rope and strands of used rope twice-laid rope

First Known Use of twice-laid

circa 1593, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of twice-laid was circa 1593

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“Twice-laid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twice-laid. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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