Definition of Rope yard

1. Noun. Workplace consisting of a long narrow path or shed where rope is made.

Exact synonyms: Ropewalk
Generic synonyms: Work, Workplace

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rope Yard

rope bridge
rope burn
rope down
rope flap
rope in
rope ladder
rope off
rope tow
rope up
rope yard (current term)
rope yarn

Literary usage of Rope yard

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

1. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the by Samuel Pepys, John A. Smith, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1855)
"Coming to the rope-yard at Woolwich, we are told that Mr. Falconer, who hath been ill of a relapse these two days, is just now dead. ..."

2. Catalogue of the Manuscript Maps, Charts, and Plans, and of the by John Holmes, Frederic Madden, British Museum Dept. of Manuscripts, British Museum (1844)
"A colored plan of his Majesty's Rope-yard at Woolwich, as it existed before the revolution in 1688 ; drawn on a scale of 220 feet to an inch : 10 in. ..."

3. The Journal of Psychological Medicine and Mental Pathology by Winslow, Forbes (1859)
"Then hie thee to the rope-yard, boy, And purchase me a cord: Eide slowly home, and give it me, But do not speak a word. It The suicide lies at the ..."

4. The History of England: From the Accession of George III, 1760-1835 by Thomas Smart Hughes (1836)
"... of opposition members from parliament—Rope-yard at Portsmouth burnt by John the painter—Projected expedition for the discovery of a north-west passage. ..."

5. A Calendar of the Court Minutes, Etc. of the East India Company, 1635-1639 by East India Company, Ethel Bruce Sainsbury, William Foster (1907)
"So also His Majesty is abused in match, paying 42/. a ton for what the writer would supply at y.1. if allowed to make it in His Majesty's rope-yard. ..."

6. Dictionary of the French and English Languages by Gabriel Surenne (1856)
"... sí. copulation [gether — du tabac, to cord or spin tobacco . se — , vr. io grow stringy Corderie, sf, rope yard', ropery Cordial, e, adj. cordial, ..."

7. The Diary of Samuel Pepys by Samuel Pepys, Mynors Bright, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1893)
"So, it being high day, I put in to shore and to bed for two hours just, and so up again, and with the Storekeeper and Clerk of the Rope-yard up and down the ..."

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