Definition of Rope-maker

1. Noun. A craftsman who makes ropes.

Exact synonyms: Ropemaker, Roper
Generic synonyms: Artificer, Artisan, Craftsman, Journeyman



Lexicographical Neighbors of Rope-maker

rooty
rootzone
rootzones
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 (current term)
rope-walk
rope bridge
rope burn
rope down
rope flap
rope in
rope ladder
rope off
rope tow
rope up
rope yard
rope yarn
ropeable
ropeband

Literary usage of Rope-maker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Filipino Popular Tales by Dean Spruill Fansler (1921)
"On their way they saw a rope-maker, Lucas by name, who by his condition showed his great ... As has been said, Lucas was very poor and was a rope-maker. ..."

2. The Panorama of Professions and Trades: Or Every Man's Book by Edward Hazen (1836)
"Describe the wheel of the rope-maker, and the operations of spinning. 7. ... THE rope-maker. 9,10. In what manner are the strands formed into small cordage, ..."

3. The Poems of William Browne of Tavistock by William Browne, Arthur Henry Bullen (1894)
"ON A rope-maker HANGED. HERE lies a man much wronged in his hopes, Who got his wealth backwards by making of ropes It was his hard chance in his fortunes to ..."

4. A History of the City of Brooklyn: Including the Old Town and Village of by Henry Reed Stiles (1867)
"Phist, John, rope maker. Price, Nathaniel, copper plate printer, ... Ward, John, rope maker, near the New Ferry. Walters, John, tavern keeper. ..."

5. The Book of English Trades, and Library of the Useful Arts.: And Library of by John Souter (1818)
"THE rope-maker, is a person who twists ' several kinds of materials, and particularly hemp, ... The trade of a rope-maker is unquestionably very ancient. ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"With the "original" rope-maker dead, however, the business began to extend its influence into other parts of the town. Rope-walks multiplied in number most ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"With the "original" rope-maker dead, however, the business began to extend its influence into other parts of the town. Rope-walks multiplied in number most ..."

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