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foot•rope



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n. Naut.
1. the portion of the boltrope to which the lower edge of a sail is sewn.
2. a rope suspended a few feet beneath a yard, bowsprit, jib boom, or spanker boom to give a footing for a person handling sails.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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