twice-laid

twice-laid

(twīs′lād′)
adj.
Made from strands of old or used rope. Used of rope.

twice-laid

adj
1. (Nautical Terms) made from strands of used rope
2. (Textiles) made from old or used material or retwisted yarn
[C16: from lay1 (in the sense: to twist together)]

twice′-laid′



adj.
1. made from strands of used rope.
2. made from makeshift or used material.
[1585–95]