Definition of Roperies

1. Noun. (plural of ropery) ¹



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Definition of Roperies

1. ropery [n] - See also: ropery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roperies

ropedancers
ropedancing
ropedancings
ropeless
ropelike
ropeloft
ropelofts
ropemaker
ropemakers
ropemaking
ropeman
ropemate
ropemates
ropemen
roper
roperies (current term)
ropers
ropery
ropes
ropesman
ropesmen
ropewalk
ropewalker
ropewalkers
ropewalks
ropeway
ropeways
ropework
ropeworks
ropey

Literary usage of Roperies

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1. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"... distilleries, sugar-refineries, soap- houses, vitriol, copperas, and white lead manufactories; salt-works, roperies, breweries, hat- manufacturere, Sec. ..."

2. Journal by Chartered Insurance Institute (1901)
"London, Leith, Greenock, Glasgow, and Belfast also have large roperies, one of the Belfast works (that of the Belfast Rope Work Co. ..."

3. MEMORIALS OF LIVERPOOL: HISTORICAL AND TOPOGRAPHICAL INCLUDING A HISTORY OF by James Allanson Picton (1873)
"As long as these roperies so continued, any improvement in the ... Elliott Street being cut through as above stated, the roperies became valuable building ..."

4. Sunderland: A History of the Town, Port, Trade and Commerce by Taylor Potts (1892)
"From the Moor four roperies were to be seen at work, viz., ... There were twelve or thirteen of these roperies scattered over the town and across the water, ..."

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