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rope

Part of speech: Noun

A thick, stout cord made of several strands of hemp, cotton. Flax, etc., twisted together; a collection of things braided or twined together in a line or string; as, a rope of pearls; any glutinous or slimy thread formed in a liquid.

Part of speech: Verb

To fasten, bind, or tie with a rope; to divide off, by means of a rope; as, to rope off a plot of ground; colloquially, to lasso, or draw in by means of a noose, as a steer.

Part of speech: Verb

To become drawn out into threads; as, the jelly ropes.

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