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1. A long alley or covered pathway where strands of material, such as hemp fiber, are laid and twisted into rope.
2. A long narrow building containing such a pathway.
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a long narrow usually covered path or shed where ropes are made
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a long, narrow building where ropes are made.
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Noun1.ropewalk - workplace consisting of a long narrow path or shed where rope is made
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
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