Boltrope



Nautical. a rope or the cordage sewn on the edges of a sail to strengthen it.
a superior grade of rope.
Historical Examples

Sea Stories Various
The Pilot J. Fenimore Cooper
The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales Bret Harte
The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales Bret Harte
The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales Bret Harte
Little By Little William Taylor Adams

noun
(nautical) a rope sewn to the foot or luff of a sail to strengthen it

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