hedrop (1312-13)

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hedrop (1312-13)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  head-rope n.; MED:  rop n.2 (hed rop); DMLBS: ]
hedrope,  heuedrop,  heuedrope,  hevedrop,  hevedrope  


1ship.headrope, the part of the bolt-rope which terminates any sail on the upper edge
( 1312-13 )  En iiij. couples de heuedropes xl.s.  iii 30 (PRO E 101/612/31)
( 1347-60 )  En demj cent de bord achaté pur le bierder de mesme la nief sur les hevedropes – xiij s. iiij. d.  E101/25/32, m.6
( 1373 )  j. mast iij. couples hedrops j. forsteye j. coupl’ baksteys  iii 27 (Guildhall Letter-Book G)
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