ropemaker


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Noun1.ropemaker - a craftsman who makes ropes
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
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ropemaker

[ˈrəʊpˌmeɪkəʳ] Ncordelero/a m/f
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The sea was heaving under a thick white fog; and nothing else was moving but a few early ropemakers, who, with the yarn twisted round their bodies, looked as if, tired of their present state of existence, they were spinning themselves into cordage.
The men were employed as shoemakers, ropemakers, blacksmiths, tailors, carpenters, and stonecutters; and in building a new prison, which was pretty far advanced towards completion.
Paul Hughes, 48, and William Neale, 41, both went to a health club in Ropemaker Street near Finsbury Circus in the City of London in August.
In New Brighton, a Birkenhead ropemaker leased a plot of land to set up a 'joy wheel', ' followed by an indoor fairground with a ride called The Jets which the rider controlled with a lever, Over the years, visitors were tempted by such attractions as The House of Nonsense - where 'Here joy reigns supreme.
The AGM will be held at the offices of Simmons & Simmons LLP, CityPoint, One Ropemaker Street, London EC2Y 9SS on 25 June 2015 at 9.
Apprenticed to a ropemaker in 1809, JCI made his family's fortune through his early purchase and expansion of the St Ann's Ropery, followed by the foundation of Crawhall Ropeworks in Gateshead.
Ropemaker Place, Level 12 25 Ropemaker Street, London EC2Y 9LY
nd] Floor, New York, NY 10005 at +1 (212) 269-5550 or at Citypoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, 11[sup.
Recent instructions include the 472 million [pounds sterling] sale of Ropemaker Place for British Land and the 315 million[pounds sterling] purchase of Bankside for M&G.
British Land was the biggest faller after it unveiled a PS500 million investor cash-call and the PS472 million sale of its Ropemaker Place development in the City of London to fund an acquisition warchest.
The Group has also acquired the freehold of the Hams Hall warehouse from Ropemaker Properties.
66) He says to the extent that in the (work of the) ropemaker (fattal al-hibal), (67) the maker of jugs (al-kizan) (68) and earthen jars (al-jirar), and the work of the weavers (al-hawaka), there is cooperation on acts of devotions and obedience (to Allah), for it is not possible to perform the prayer except by (first performing the ritual of) purification (al-tahara), and this requires a jug (al-kuz) with which to pour water, a leather bucket (dalw) and rope (risha) with which to draw water (from the well), and requires the covering of (one's) nakedness (al-'awra) for performing the prayer which is only possible by the work of the weavers (al-hawaka).