ropework

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ropework ‎(countable and uncountable, plural ropeworks)

  1. (nautical) The making, repairing, knotting, splicing and storing of rope, and the manufacture of devices from rope, mostly by use of the marlinspike
  2. A form of raised convex or painted decoration in the form of twisted rope applied to architecture, ceramics, metalwork and furniture

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