Definition of Rope burn
1. Noun. Abrasion (usually on the hands) caused by friction from a rope.
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Literary usage of Rope burn
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1. Elements of Hippology by Francis Cutler Marshall (1908)
"... will usually struggle to free themselves, and often seriously chafe the tender skin under the fetlock; such a chafe is termed a rope-burn. ..."
2. Elements of Hippology by Francis Cutler Marshall (1908)
"... will usually struggle to free themselves, and often seriously chafe the tender skin under the fetlock; such a chafe is tenr.ed a rope-burn. ..."
3. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction by Reuben Percy, John Timbs (1846)
""Him ole rope, burn all night," replied the negress, pointing to a thick old rope, well tarred, which hung smouldering, in readiness for every emergency, ..."
4. Horses, Saddles and Bridles by William Harding Carter (1906)
"A heel gall or rope burn is almost invariably followed by a rough, unsightly cicatrix. The difficulties arising from ..."
5. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1899)
"other cases: lacerations of the eye-ball (three cases), of the abdominal muscles, of the scapular muscles, " rope burn," wound in hock, '• broken knees," ..."