boltrope (1312-13)

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boltrope (1312-13)


[ FEW:  bolt; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  bolt-rope n.; MED:  bolt n. (~ rop); DMLBS: ]


1ship.strengthening rope round the edges of a sail
( 1312-13 )  En .j. boltrop et .j. twystrop .xij. s.  ii 17
( 1409-11 )  Triefs ové lez boltropes un haucer graunt de quell furent faitz .ij. uptyes pour la galey  ii 98
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