Definition of Boltropes

1. Noun. (plural of boltrope) ¹



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Definition of Boltropes

1. boltrope [n] - See also: boltrope

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boltropes

bolter
bolters
bolthead
boltheads
bolthole
boltholes
bolti
bolties
bolting
boltings
boltless
boltlike
boltonias
boltonite
boltrope
boltropes (current term)
bolts
bolts from the blue
boltsprit
boltwoodite
bolty
boltzmann constant
boltzmann equation
bolus
bolus dressing
bolus injection
boluses
bom
boma
bomas

Literary usage of Boltropes

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"When the tacking was finished and the sails had again caught the wind, the trysail was torn from the boltropes with a loud crack. ..."

2. The Metropolitan (1836)
"It blew all the livelong day : some sails were taken in, and others blown out of the boltropes, and, when night came on, we supposed that we should have a ..."

3. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"... and for the- attachment of the reef-tackle-, are worked ill and around the boltropes. See SAIL. Bolt—rope Nee'die. ..."

4. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl (1899)
""Tis the jib, blown from the boltropes," said the commander of the frigate. " This is no time to spread light duck — but the mainsail may stand it yet. ..."

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