Definition of Rope burn

1. Noun. Abrasion (usually on the hands) caused by friction from a rope.

Generic synonyms: Abrasion, Excoriation, Scrape, Scratch



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rope Burn

rooves
ropa vieja
ropable
ropalic
ropalocytosis
rope
rope's-end
rope's-ended
rope's-ending
rope's-ends
rope-a-dope
rope-a-dopes
rope-maker
rope-walk
rope bridge
rope burn (current term)
rope down
rope flap
rope in
rope ladder
rope off
rope tow
rope up
rope yard
rope yarn
ropeable
ropeband
ropebands
ropebark
ropebridge

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," ..."

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