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A craftsman who makes ropes.  Synonyms: rope-maker, roper.

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"Ropemaker" Quotes from Famous Books

... the road seemed short, on account of its variety of view. Leaving Palais, there was first of all the ropemakers rolling long strands of hemp with their fingers almost bleeding over the task. They had chosen a charming spot; shaded by a little orchard they worked and sang the ropemaker's song, with a lingering, dragging melody. And then, after passing a little wood, the island itself came into view. It was covered with gorse, like a series of Oriental carpets dotted with the gold of the broom in ...
— The Idol of Paris • Sarah Bernhardt

Words linked to "Ropemaker" :   craftsman, artificer, journeyman, artisan, roper

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