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rope·walk

 (rōp′wôk′)
n.
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.

ropewalk

(ˈrəʊpˌwɔːk)
n
a long narrow usually covered path or shed where ropes are made

rope•walk

(ˈroʊpˌwɔk)

n.
a long, narrow building where ropes are made.
[1665–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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