Roperies

Any type of building, complex, room, or other space where ropes are made. For rope-making facilities housed in long, narrow buildings or spaces and serving the marine and seafaring industries, use "ropewalks.".

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roperies American English
ropery American English
rope work American English
rope works American English
work, rope American English
works, rope American English
ropehouses British English
touwslagerijen Dutch
touwslagerij Dutch
corderías Spanish
cordería Spanish
soguería Spanish

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Any type of building, complex, room, or other space where ropes are made. For rope-making facilities housed in long, narrow buildings or spaces and serving the marine and seafaring industries, use "ropewalks."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006259. The J. Paul Getty Trust.