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[foo t-rohp] /ˈfʊtˌroʊp/

noun, Nautical.
the portion of the boltrope to which the lower edge of a sail is sewn.
a suspended a few beneath a yard, bowsprit, jib boom, or spanker boom to give a for a person handling sails.
noun (nautical)
the part of a boltrope to which the foot of a sail is stitched
a rope fixed so as to hang below a yard to serve as a foothold


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